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Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407



Transfer Students

Screen last updated on: July 1, 2016

The transfer admissions information below is valid for the 2015-16 academic year.

Transfer Acceptance

Transfer applicants are accepted:
Number of transfer applications received:
Number of transfer applicants offered admission:
1,524 (18%)
Number of transfer applicants offered admission who enrolled:
766 (50%)

Application and Credit Transfer

Terms for which transfers may enroll:
Items required of transfer students to apply for admission:
  • high school transcript not required
  • college transcript(s) required of all
  • essay or personal statement not required
  • interview not required
  • standardized test scores not required
  • statement(s) of good standing from prior institution(s) not required
Minimum college GPA required for transfer applicants:
2.00 using a 4.0 scale
Closing date for transfer applicants:
November 30 for fall
Notification date for transfer applicants:
April 1 for fall
Dates transfer applicants must accept offer of admission by:
May 1 for fall
Maximum number of credits that may be transferred:
105 credits from a two-year institution, 105 credits from a four-year institution
Minimum number of credits that must be earned at school:
50 to receive a bachelor's degree

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