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California Polytechnic University

1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
805-756-1111
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Seattle, WA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Very informative and friendly tour guides/college students. The campus is lovely and it was a thoroughly enjoyable day

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West Covina, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We visited the campus. The Tour suppose to take 90 minutes. There was no instruction as to where the parking area was. got a parking ticket because the Tour guide took too long to complete his tour (55 minutes). Now we stuck with a $31.00 parking ticket. Other colleges provide free parking, not this one.

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Detroit, Michigan
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Our tour was very well organized and informative. We stayed for the admissions session after & I highly recommend that as Cal Poly has specific classes they require you to take in High School. Overall a very good tour

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Nice time of year to visit the school when it is summer break. Lovely grounds and wonderful vistas of SLO county. Parking must be a nightmare when classes are in session but in July it was easy to get around.

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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

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

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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9 reviews 9 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
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13 helpful votes 13 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
19 helpful votes 19 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
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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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