CAL POLY SAN LUIS OBISPO
Founded in 1901, California Polytechnic State University is a public university located in the suburbs of San Luis Obispo and is one of the largest campuses in the US with 9,678 acres. Composed of six distinct colleges, it’s one of only two polytechnic universities in the 23-member Cal State University system. The most popular major at Cal Poly is business administration followed by mechanical engineering and biological sciences. Competitive athletically as well, Cal Poly SLO participates in the Big West Conference in NCAA’s Division I (in all sports except football and wrestling). The Mustangs football program competes in the Big Sky Conference, while wrestling is a member of the Pac-12.