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California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Breakdown of “Collaboration/Competitive” at CPSU-San Luis Obispo

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By Gender
MalesB
FemalesB+
By Major
AccountingB+
Aerospace EngineeringA
Agriculture/HorticultureB
Animal StudiesA-
ArchitectureB
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentB+
BiologyC-
Business - Management and AdministrationA-
ChemistryB+
Civil EngineeringC+
Computer EngineeringB
Computer ScienceB-
CriminalB+
Electrical EngineeringB
Engineering DepartmentC-
EnglishC+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)C-
Industrial Operations EngineeringB+
JournalismB
KinesiologyA-
Mechanical EngineeringA+
NutritionB+
OtherA-
PhilosophyC+
PhysicsC+
PreMed and MedicalB+
PsychologyA-
SociologyC+
Urban PlanningA-

Against similar schools

Collaboration/Competitive compared with similar schools in class.

California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
 B
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B

University of California - Berkeley
 B
University of California - Santa Barbara
 B+
University of Southern California
 B+
California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
 B
Stanford University
 B+
University of California - Los Angeles
 B-
Harvard University
 B
F
A+

Collaboration/Competitive

This is a great school, especially for what we pay. You can get this small town feeling anywhere else in California. UC Davis maybe, but who wants to...Read full comment
Cal Poly is palatial. It's located in maybe the best part of California, right on the Central Coast. Besides location, it is epic for it's social sc...Read full comment
Well, I mainly just hate the location. It's HOURS from sane civilization. The school teaches you well. The faculty is absolutely horrible, and you are...Read full comment
Cal Poly is a great place to get an education. The 'learn by doing' experience ensures that you will be the first one hired after graduating, just bec...Read full comment
The administration here is absolutely horrible. I really want to like this school, but the administration makes it just about impossible; there's so...Read full comment
Poly's OK. Shallow people everywhere, but most are friendly and down to have a good time. It's not that hard of a workload for business majors, but ...Read full comment
Cal Poly SLO is only for certain people.. I came in very enthusiastic, but ended up dropping out. Pros ...Read full comment
I was recently admitted as a transfer student but chose not to enroll. I grew up in the neighboring city of Morro Bay, and this college is basically ...Read full comment
CP does a great job preparing you for the working world and is a fun place to be. The work isn't as hard as I heard it was going to be. There's a good...Read full comment
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