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California Polytechnic University

1 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-9000
+1 805-756-1111
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Great campus

Nice feeling around the campus. Not crowded, nice mix of older and newer buildings. And downtown... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael P
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San Luis Obispo, California
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Campus great but campus tour canceled!

I went to Cal Poly SLO and love the area. Our son is looking at engineering and wanted to visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
catherinew792
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Hayward
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-9000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice feeling around the campus. Not crowded, nice mix of older and newer buildings. And downtown SLO is fun, with a lot of bars, craft breweries, restaurants, etc. Fantastic weather most all year.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Cal Poly SLO and love the area. Our son is looking at engineering and wanted to visit. Drove 3 1/2 hrs. From bay area. We had signed up online for a tour of the Engineering departments and arrived early so we could...More

Thank catherinew792
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Our tour guide, Kelly R. was awesome! She was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and made the tour so fun. This is a great school and a terrific value for the price. Our daughter left the tour with Cal Poly as one of her top choices for college.

Thank Teresa F
Reviewed 30 June 2017

If you want to send your child to one of the best Engineering schools in California. Then this is the place. While CAL POLY SLO is not the grandest sounding College name. It is very hard to get into and is one of the Nicest...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Fantastic education for our son! Great town and location. Safe environment, he loved it and so did we.

Thank Teri P
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Went on a recent field trip with my daughters seventh grade AVID classes. Our tour guides were really great with the kids, very interactive. The campus is BEAUTIFUL and there is so much for the students to get involved in! I left hoping that one...More

1  Thank Pia T
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My son knew I was in town to visit but said he had some ceramic work to finish first. I couldn't wait so after arriving on campus I asked several students for directions to the art studio. Staff and students where very inviting. Students appear...More

Thank ngreenberg
Reviewed 17 May 2017

this is one of Californias great universities specializing in agriculture. It is located in a beautiful area unfortunately the buildings are plain ugly mainly hugh blocks of concrete the modern extensions are better and more aesthetic but then you do not go here for the...More

Thank alameagirl
Reviewed 1 May 2017

My kids (ages 8 and 10) and I had a great time exploring the Cal Poly campus for a few hours. It's lovely! We particularly enjoyed the new science building - it has a living periodic table of elements - very cool! Each of the...More

Thank Christina04
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Nice campus. Took self guided tour over Easter weekend. Very well maintained clean campus. Looks like a nice place to go to school.

Thank JimmyJackk
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