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Freshman admission to Cal Poly is competitive, but certainly not impossible.  While grades and SAT/ACT scores are important, there are other factors that are considered during the admissions process.  For more information, follow this link to Admissions.    

Once Admitted

Welcome Programs

Cal Poly offers a variety of programs to welcome prospective and incoming students into our community. Learn more about these programs on the New Students & Transition Programs website.

 The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department is involved in events during Open House and WOW Week to give students information about our programs, clubs, and what to expect as a Civil or Environmental Engineering major here at Cal Poly.


There is a variety of on-campus housing options for Freshman. Visit the Cal Poly Housing website to learn more.

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