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The Most Important Person On Campus Is the Student

Our talented faculty and staff have an unwavering commitment to helping Cal Poly students learn, DO, and succeed.

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At Cal Poly,
Students Are Challenged To DO

Our Learn by Doing approach provides students with countless opportunities to test their classroom knowledge in a variety of real-world situations, including national competitions.

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At Cal Poly,
Learn by Doing
Is a Personal Touch

Our talented faculty and staff are deeply committed to transforming lives, one student at a time.

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President Jeffrey D. Armstrong says the most important person on the campus is the student.

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Generous donors like Jim and Betty Mae Locke are indispensable to our success.

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Student Success

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Cal Poly students shine in national competitions that test resourcefulness and innovation.

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Learn by Doing draws raves from alumni, employers and national publications.

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