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Cal Poly turns away 12k-plus applicants with GPAs of 4.0 or higher

Around 20,000 students were offered letters of acceptance
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Posted at 1:12 PM, Apr 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-20 16:23:20-04

Cal Poly is releasing a preliminary admissions report for the incoming fall class.

More than 52,000 first-time freshmen applied to the university. Of those, nearly 18,000 were selected for admission.

Another almost 11,000 transfer students applied but only a little more than 2,000 were admitted.

The university says those not offered admittance included more than 12,000 first-time freshmen and 340 transfer students, who had GPAs above a 4.0.

The admissions process is still underway.

May 1 is the deadline for admitted applicants to respond with their decision.