Unsolicited transcripts and documents will not be processed.

Please do NOT send your transcripts until you have submitted your application. Upon the receipt of your application, we will notify you to send your transcripts.

First-time Freshman Applicants:
Have transcripts from all schools attended for grades 9-11, including in-progress or fall coursework, sent directly to Cal Poly from the schools attended.  If you are following an IB curriculum, official predicted IB scores are also required.

Transfer and Graduate Applicants:
When transcripts are requested, have your official transcripts from all schools attended since secondary school, showing all coursework and any certificates or degrees received sent directly from the institution.

Mailing Address

Arrange for documents to be sent to this address:

Admissions Office
Cal Poly
1 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407 U.S.A.

Cal Poly will accept transcripts received via Parchment. If your school is registered with Parchment, please select Cal Poly San Luis Obispo as your institution and your transcripts will be sent directly to us.

If your institution provides certified electronic transcripts through a provider other than Parchment, please have those transcripts sent directly from your institution to

Note: All official transcripts must be submitted in the native language and accompanied by a certified English translation.

After official transcripts are received from first-time freshman and graduate applicants, we will notify applicants by email if an independent evaluation of the international credentials is required. Transfer applicants are required to submit an international academic evaluation from World Educations Services, Inc. in addition to official transcripts. All students required to obtain an international academic evaluation must pay the cost of the evaluation.

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