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California Polytechnic University

1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
805-756-1111
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Sacramento
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51 reviews 51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Drove around the university since it is a well known university. It is very square shaped and boring colors. The best part was the agricultural crops that they are growing. They seemed to be well maintained and add some color to the university.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

The three wonderful guys of my life attended/graduated from this beautiful, academically superior university, the California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo. We visited the campus and drove first to the agriculture area, where my husband recollected the days when he took courses about poultry husbandry, then checked the engineering department, where our youngest son earned his diploma in engineering. Our... More

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El Cajon, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

this is a fun hike on campus, about 3 miles there and back with some slopes. It features past student projects. Interesting to walk through the student ideas. There are also wild horses on the trail. We also received an impromptu student concert up on the giant climbing structure, about 20 students had brought instruments and were playing and singing-... More

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Jackson, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We planned our vacation around the tour of this college. The tour guide was friendly and smiled a lot, but the emphasis was all on how much fun your kid can have while going there. Anything you would ever want to do for fun could be had close to campus. My daughter was hoping to hear more about their 'learn... More

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Carlsbad, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I love being around smart young people and what better opportunity than to attend a graduation. Took a run through campus early one morning, beautiful.

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Maricopa, Az
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This was a small show put on by the students that was based around whales. Very interesting and very well done.

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Los Angeles, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The campus tour was wonderful. The admissions session was informative and the department advisor gave us the perfect answers. Now just get us in.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The school has gone through some major renovations, has an enjoyable atmosphere, good shows in the auditorium - definitely worth a drive through or a visit. If you live close by, tons of people walk and jog with their dogs through the campus.

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Victorville, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
44 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We went for their plant sale and drove around the campus. Oh to live the campus life. Beautiful campus and nice views, equestrian and their botanical gardens were beautiful and fun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

this campus is pretty - i like how the residences were set against the hills/mountains. the campus buildings were clearly labeled and i felt safe here!

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