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General Questions

Q:  What is Institutional Planning and Analysis?

A:  The scope of the Office of Institutional Planning and Analysis includes strategic planning, coordination of planning and analysis with other University offices, establishing baseline data, and preparing analytical reports. Read more on our Mission Statement web page.

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Q:  I have a question about something not available on your website. Whom should I contact?

A:  You may contact the IP&A office via e-mail at ipa@calpoly.edu.

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Q:  What is a census date? Can I get information before official data is available?

A:  Census date is the 15th instructional day of each quarter. Final statistics are generated after the 28th day of instruction. Preliminary data is aviailable upon request..

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Q:  What is the schedule for annual enrollment planning?

A:  Annual enrollment planning involves making projections and establishing targets for each discipline and overall enrollment and setting new student admission targets for the subsequent college year. This data contributes to budget development as a basis for projecting fee revenues. Refer to the Targets page for more information.

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Q:  Where do I find the enrollment targets for my college?

A:  In the Official Enrollment Targets report in the Targets section.

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About Students

Q:  Where can I find student demographic data?

A:  Student demographic data can be found in various publications in the Publications and Reports section of our website.

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Q:  How many applications were selected for my major?

A:  University and college-level information is available in the Fact Book. Specific program statistics are available on request.

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Q:  Where can I find student enrollment-related data?

A:  You can access information about student enrollment-related data in various publications in the Publications and Reports section of our website.

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Q:  How many students are enrolled this term?

A:  Enrollment data can be found in various publications in the Publications and Reports section of our website.

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Q:  Where do Cal Poly students come from?

A: Information on student origins can be found on page 2 of the PolyView.

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Q:  Where can I get information on the diversity of Cal Poly students?

A:  You can access data on diversity at Cal Poly from a number of sources in the Publications and Reports section of our website.

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Q:  Where can I find the public federal reporting data?

A:  See the Federal Higher Education Act Reporting section.

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Q:  How many degrees are awarded in my major?

A:  Check the College Profiles section of the Fact Book under Degrees Awarded for a listing of degrees awarded by major.

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Q:  Where can I find Cal Poly student graduation rates?

A:  Student graduation rates are available in the Retention and Graduation section.

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Q:  Where can I find Cal Poly student retention rates?

A:  Retention rates can be found in the Retention and Graduation section.

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About Faculty and Staff

Q:  How many faculty teach at Cal Poly?

A: Faculty data can be found in the Fact Book under the Faculty Profile section.

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Q:  Is there any documentation available to help me verify my faculty data on the FAD report?

A:  See the Faculty Assignment by Department (FAD) section.