Our focus on Learn by Doing and its ability to produce a high return on investment, has consistently helped us achieve high rankings in influential university ranking publications such as U.S. News & World Report and Forbes.
The university was honored for its innovative sustainability practices with three awards from two statewide organizations between July and October.
U.S. News ranked Cal Poly one of the best schools for veterans among 15 western states.
Three interdisciplinary Cal Poly teams received awards at the Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA) 2019 Student Design Challenge.
Cal Poly earned a STARS Gold Rating — the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s second highest honor — in recognition of the university’s sustainability achievements.
Cal Poly’s team took first place for the second year in a row at the Food Distribution Research Society’s National Student Food Marketing Challenge in Seattle.
U.S. News and World Report ranks our civil engineering program third among schools whose highest degree offered is a bachelor's or master's.