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College Deliberately: California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is a very large, public, four or more years University that emphasizes citizenship, career and freedom located in a suburb of San Luis Obispo, CA.

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

place 1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
phone Phone: (805) 756-1111
web Web: http://calpoly.edu
  • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is also known as:
    California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly

Accreditation

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AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis ObispoArt and Design (ART) – Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1995
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis ObispoMusic (MUS) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited2003
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis ObispoTeacher Education (TED) – Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited2012
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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