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Cal Poly Fact Book

  • Annual comprehensive publication
  • Historical trend data on admissions, enrollment, degrees awarded, faculty/staff data, and financial aid

Cal Poly Registration Monitor

  • Enrollment reports produced at significant points in time through registration


  • Annual condensed publication published after fall quarter census


  • Published every quarter after census
  • Very brief look at enrollment

Common Data Set

  • Updated annually after Fall census
  • Set of clear, standard data items and definitions
  • National collaborative effort among higher education data providers and publishers

Faculty Assignment By Department (FAD)

  • Definitions, glossary, calendar, FAQs, and preliminary FAD


  • Official targets and projections of headcounts, SCUs, average loads, and FTEs
  • Targets vs. actuals

Retention and Graduation Reports

  • First-time freshmen persistence rate trends - December 2009
  • First-time freshmen graduation, retention, and attrition analysis - May 2006
  • Six-year graduation rates for students receiving athletically-related student aid

Summer Survey Analysis

  • A survey conducted during Fall 2005 in order to gain insight from students regarding what attracts them to take summer classes