The Cal Poly College of Engineering
) is the engineering college of the California Polytechnic State University
in San Luis Obispo, California
. It has nearly 130 full-time faculty members and more than 5,000 students enrolled in thirteen bachelor's
and in nine master's degree
programs through nine engineering departments.
The College of Engineering is the largest of Cal Poly's six colleges. The college admitted 33% of the 8,865 freshman applicants for Fall 2010, with an average GPA of 4.03. The average SAT
for freshmen admitted was 1372 (out of 1600). ranks the university's College of Engineering as the third public and sixth public or private program in the nation for schools whose highest degree is a bachelor's
or master's degree. Cal Poly's computer, electrical, and industrial and manufacturing programs were each ranked as the top program for a public university; the aerospace program ranked number three. Mohammad N. Noori is the current dean
of the College of Engineering. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo offers 4+1 Master (5-year) programs for some engineering majors.
The mission of the Aerospace Engineering
Department is to educate students for professional aerospace careers of technical responsibility and leadership in a modern, multidisciplinary, and system-based environment. This is achieved through a lab
-based, hands-on approach, integrated with a systems view of engineering and team based capstone
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