California Polytechnic State University--San Luis Obispo is ranked #3 in Regional Universities West. Last year, the university was also first in the nation with 681 students. Looking at the Earth through the window of Dragon Resilience. Open Doors also reports on the number of international scholars at U.S. universities and international students enrolled in pre-academic intensive English programs. About the Institute of International Education  Participation in study abroad has increased nearly 50 percent over the past five years. This also marks Glover’s first-ever trip to space. Additional details on the Open Doors 2018 surveys and findings are on the Open Doors website. Rankings. Visit Glover is a Cal Poly grad who is the first Black American to become a full-time crew member on the ISS. IIE works to build more peaceful and equitable societies by advancing scholarship, building economies and promoting access to opportunity. University is lauded for total numbers of students and is best U.S. master’s-level school among students studying abroad on mid-length programs. World University Rankings 2019. ", My first video from space! And for mid-length programs, which run for a semester or a quarter, Cal Poly ranked first in the nation two years in a row. Cal Poly is one of the best colleges in the west, according to Forbes magazine. Breaking News Julia Nguyen is an assignment editor and social media coordinator at KEYT|KCOY|KKFX. Cal Poly ranked 37th among all public universities in the nation. Cal Poly had 813 students participate in the 2013-14 academic year. “While nationally about one in 10 U.S. undergraduates study abroad by the time of graduation, at Cal Poly about one in four undergraduate students studied abroad by the time of graduation in 2018-19.”. Overview. “International education provides rich opportunities for students to enhance their studies and to prepare for work and life in a global society,” Vanderkar said. Contact: Cari Vanderkar Highest Paid Graduates for Fine & Studio Arts (ranked 1 out of 345) Most Popular for Agriculture & Agriculture Operations (ranked 3 out of 577) Most Popular for Architecture & Related Services (ranked 2 out of 282) Best Colleges For The Money (undergraduates getting no aid - statewide) (ranked 1 out of 90) Since 2000 Cal Poly has ranked as a top sender in the nation among master’s level universities for internationally bound students. For more information, visit Overall, the university was 137th among the 650 public and private not-for-profit universities in the U.S. ranked in the 11th annual list . How Ranked Teams Fared ... Cal Poly basketball teams ready to tip off season amid COVID restrictions. 805-756-2945;, © 2020 California Polytechnic State University    San Luis Obispo, California 93407Phone: 805-756-1111. “In the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, we must continue to provide opportunities for students to gain global competencies, either through virtual exchange platforms or through future abroad opportunities. Since 2000, Cal Poly has ranked as a top sender in the nation among master’s level universities for internationally bound students. Glover and four others, three Americans and one from Japan, were launched into space from Kennedy Space Center on Nov. 15. In the latest survey, Cal Poly was the top U.S. master’s university for mid-programs, with 728 students, an increase of nearly 78 percent over the 2013-14 survey. Daily News Update In the past two decades, the university also has ranked in the top 10 among those who study abroad for long-term (an academic year) and short-term durations of three months or less. About the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs ECA sponsors the flagship Fulbright Program, the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships for U.S. undergraduates with financial need, the Critical Language Scholarship Program in support of U.S. foreign language study abroad, and the EducationUSA network of more than 400 advising centers worldwide. Open Doors surveys about 2,000 U.S. universities and colleges with study abroad programs. SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- A Cal Poly graduate gave the world an incredible glimpse into his experience in space on Tuesday. Glover will be working up in space for the next six months. The scale of detail and sensory inputs made this a breathtaking perspective! The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs builds relations between the people of the U.S. and the people of other countries through academic, cultural, sports, professional and private exchanges, as well as public-private partnerships and mentoring programs. And for mid-length programs, which run for a semester or a quarter, Cal Poly ranked first in the nation two years in a row. In the video he posted on Nov. 15 shows him in the SpaceX spacecraft showing the view of Earth from up in space. 801–1000 th. Contests & Promotions, “Christmas in the Country” gets underway at Elks Event Center, Christmas tree farm sees boost in business this year. These exchange programs improve foreign relations and strengthen U.S. national security, support U.S. international leadership, and provide a broad range of domestic benefits by helping break down barriers that often divide us. Here’s a preview ... road closure in San Luis Obispo November 24, 2020 9:14 AM Open Doors is published by the Institute of International Education, which has conducted an annual statistical survey on international students in the U.S. since its founding in 1919 and in partnership with the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs since 1972. Over the past 15 years, Cal Poly has seen participation in study abroad programs increase by nearly 116 percent, rising from 563 in 2003-04.