Cal Poly SLO is made up of six colleges offering 147 bachelors degrees, 49 masters degrees, and seven teaching credential programs. The hallmark of a Cal Poly education is the combination of experiential and classroom learning, and the university also offers continuing education programs.
Nicknamed 'SLO' to describe a pace of life for most residents, SLO's downtown hosts an internationally-renowned Thursday Night Farmer's Market that stretches for 5 city blocks. With a mixture of local produce, live music and quirky booths, this event happens throughout the year and continues to be a draw for tourists and locals alike. With beaches, hiking areas and biking trails just minutes from the campus, Cal Poly sits in an area that is both beautiful as it is dynamic