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The California Polytechnic State University is a public university. It is in the city of San Luis Obispo, California, United States. The university is one of 23 campuses affiliated with the California State University system. California Polytechnic State University offers 70 degree programs in many disciplines like engineering, science, architecture, and many others. The university covers 9,678 acres and it is near the metropolitan city of Los Angeles.

California Polytechnic State University was founded in 1901

California Polytechnic State University student-athletes play sports against other universities using the name Cal Poly Mustangs. The university is a member of the NCAA Division I. Most of the school's teams play in the Big West Conference; the football team plays in the Big Sky Conference. The official colors of the university and its athletic teams are green and gold.

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