Cal Poly State University

Men's MCLA Contact: Bobby Dabrieo
9 / 10
21,098 Undergrads / 22,013 Students
6 / 10
$21,232 Net Price
10 / 10
28% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Small

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
21 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
51% / 82%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games for Cal Poly are scheduled for the California area at schools such as Stanford, California-Berkeley, and Sonoma State. The team has also traveled to Minnesota, where they have played Minnesota-Duluth and Arizona State. Other trips have included a trip to Fort Collins, Colorado to play Colorado State and SMU.

Recruit Commits
Carson Cowing Monte Vista High School Alamo, CA Att
Jack Krammer Lake Washington High School Redmond, WA Att, Mid
Stu Bledsoe Summit Bend, OR Mid
Justin Reno Davis Davis, CA Mid
Preston Stebel Cathedral Catholic San Diego, CA Att
Ricky Hayashida Crespi Carmelite Encino, CA Mid, Faceoff
Ben Biggers Bainbridge Island Bainbridge Island, WA Att
Luke Braun Torrey Pines San Diego, CA Mid
Sam Goldstone St. Mary's Hall San Antonio, TX Def
Kai Case Cheyenne Mountain Colorado Springs, CO Mid, Att
Ryan Sanders Point Loma San Diego, CA LSM
Douglas Gosselin Judge Memorial Salt Lake City, UT Att
Andres Nasr-Church Scripps Ranch San Diego, CA Mid
Rajiv Dharmasena Archbishop Mitty San Jose, CA Mid
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Commitment has been verified or submitted from a trusted source
Events By Cal Poly State University Coaches
Oct 20 '18
San Luis Obispo, CA
Men's 13-18
Oct 12 '19
San Luis Obispo, CA
Men's 13-18
1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, CA, 93407 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • San Luis Obispo California Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Sacramento California Area
  • Orange County California Area
  • Santa Barbara California Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Fresno California Area
  • Salinas California Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Bakersfield California Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
Where Grads Work
  • Cisco
  • Apple
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Oracle
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Boeing
  • Google
  • Intel Corporation
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Deloitte
  • Wells Fargo
  • Chevron
  • IBM
What Grads Do
  • Engineering
  • Sales
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Operations
  • Education
  • Program and Project Management
  • Information Technology
  • Arts and Design
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Consulting
  • Research
  • Media and Communication
  • Support
  • Administrative
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
560 - 660
620 - 740
1220 - 1420
26 - 34
26 - 32
26 - 32

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 54,072 28,008 26,064
% Admitted 28% 25% 32%
% Admits That Enroll 30% 33% 28%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.92
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Engineering (23%)
    Business (17%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (14%)
    Agriculture (11%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Social Sciences (5%)
    Mechanical Engineering (5%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (4%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (4%)
    Architecture (4%)
    Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations (3%)
    Computer Science (3%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (3%)
    Animal Sciences, General (3%)
    Civil Engineering, General (2%)
    Communication & Journalism (2%)
    Architecture (2%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$9,943 $20,235
    Books & Supplies$1,941 $1,941
    Cost of Living$14,208 $14,208
    Personal Expenses$2,835 $2,835
    Sticker Price$28,927 $37,236

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    63% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship51%$5,867
    Federal Grants14%$5,054
    Pell Grants14%$4,608
    Other Federal13%$505
    State & Local Grants28%$2,867
    Institutional Grants37%$4,005
    Student Loans30%$5,873
    Federal Loans29%$5,121
    Other Loans2%$15,999

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $221 Million $10,020

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $18,631.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $16,500 $198

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 1.2%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 4,759 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $66,900

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 3.63 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 51% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 8 7
    Fondling 4 4
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 11 8
    Motor Vehicle Theft 4 4
    Arson 1 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Comprehensive programs
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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