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an A minus student who works very hard, benefits from access to teachers, and might tend to do less well in large classes. Schools we are just starting to look at: Cal Poly SLO, Santa Clara, UC Davis, Loyola, Cal Poly Pomona, Oregon State, University of Portland, Gonzaga.
What attracted your son to Cal Poly? What have you heard about the retention rate in engineering and/or what level of weeding out, if any?