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California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

San Luis Obispo, CA

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California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Overview

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo / College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences is located in San Luis Obispo, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Agricultural Education (MAE)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 46

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

87
Applied
45
Accepted
31
Enrolled
52%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st November 30th No
Winter deadline October 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline January 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

87
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
72%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.24%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.9%
Unknown 8.05%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 2
Male (21)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Soil science; food processing; forestry; dairy products development; irrigation; sustainability; recreation, parks, and tourism management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA  93407
United States
Contact Dr. Andrew Thulin
Dean
Email: athulin@calpoly.edu
Phone: 805-756-2161
Fax: 805-756-6577

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