Cal Poly State University
- Cal Poly State University
THE UNIVERSITY Cal Poly, founded in 1901, is a state university of nearly 17,000 students. Applications significantly exceed admissions. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University system, Cal Poly is a comprehensive polytechnic university with a national reputation for the preparation of undergraduate and graduate students for professional and technical careers. The University is organized into the colleges of Agriculture, Architecture and Environmental Design, Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, and Science and Mathematics; and the University Center for Teacher Education.
THE COMMUNITY San Luis Obispo, a city of 43,000, is located twelve miles from the Pacific Ocean and midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on California's scenic central coast. University families live in San Luis Obispo and nearby communities both on the coast and inland. Excellent recreational facilities are available and the area has an outstanding climate.
Cal Poly is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of all qualified individuals. EEO.