Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

New to If Walls Could Dream, college reviews! First, I'll introduce you to Cal Poly. It was one of the first colleges I'd heard about with such a strong architecture program. The campus is in the beautiful town of San Luis Obispo. It's small enough to feel safe and unique but large enough to have plenty to do. And the weather can't be beat. Now here's the facts:
  • its' a public institution
  • it has a small suburban campus
  • it's on a quarter calendar
  • there's about 18,700 students
  • the acceptance rate is 37%
  • the in-state tuition is about $9,000
  • the out of state tuition is almost $18,000
Their College of Architecture and Environmental Design has a 5 year NAAB accredited Bachelor of Architecture program.
They offer 4th year off-campus programs anywhere from Paris or Rome, to Switzerland or Germany.
DesignIntelligence (DI) ranked Cal Poly as the top architecture program in the west.
It's estimated that one in five architects in California are Cal Poly graduates.
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