The admissions office tells you how and when to apply. Usually the deadline is at the end of November each year for the following fall. You'll need to provide information on your high school performance along with your standardized test scores.
At the top of your class and know that you want to be a Cal Poly MatE? Your deadline is at the end of October! Cal Poly's Early Decision Admission program allows qualified freshman applicants to be notified around mid-December if they are offered admission to the following Fall Quarter. Applicants selected have higher test scores, are in the top 5-10% of their graduating class and have established strong academic records throughout their entire secondary education.
Thinking of transferring? If you are a transfer student, you can check which courses will transfer to our program by visiting assist.org.