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What are my chance of getting into Cal Poly SLO??

julsvb124julsvb124 Registered User Posts: 38 Junior Member
Here are my facts:
• instate
• girl
• 9-11 gpa 3.7
• 10-12 gpa 3.9
• SAT 1830 super score(out of 2400)
• math+reading SAT 1220(out of 2400)
• child development major
• took a child development class at a community college over summer and got an A
• 1-5 hours of work experience a week
• 15ish hours of extracurriculars a week
• took 2 APs my junior year and currently taking 4 APs my senior year
What are my chances of getting in??
Also when do decisions normally come out??

Replies to: What are my chance of getting into Cal Poly SLO??

  • GumbymomGumbymom Forum Champion UC Posts: 25,071 Forum Champion
    Child Development has about a 26% projected acceptance rate. Your GPA and SAT score are below average for the School of Liberal Arts.

    I would say a High Match 50/50 chance or lower.

    Decisions have been released starting Mid-February these past few years.

    I hope you have some solid Match and Safety schools on your list. Good luck.
  • OttermaOtterma Registered User Posts: 1,429 Senior Member
    Decisions last year started coming out in mid-February but it was several weeks before everyone was notified. I think I remember that the year before was similar.
  • mmkelly1mmkelly1 Registered User Posts: 62 Junior Member
    edited January 2017
    @Gumbymom where do you find the major acceptance rates and do you have the info for transfer admissions too?
  • Banker1Banker1 Registered User Posts: 742 Member
    Here you can find the enrollment projections for the last several years.


    Each list is sorted by college by major. So if you click on the 2016-17 link and scroll down you can see under CLA that admissions is targeting for Child Development 40 FTF from 469 apps. I believe Gumbymom has stated you can multiply the enrollment by 3 to get the number of acceptances (yield is about 1/3). 120 / 469 = 26% acceptance. On the same line you can find the transfer info (NTR apps and target).
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