Prospective and Admitted Students

Open House 2021 Material

Why Food Science? Click here to find out!

Overview of the Food Science Program

Click here for an overview of what the Food Science program has to offer!

Science Meets Food Article: "The Best Major You've Never Heard of."

Check out this article from Science Meets Food about "The Best Major You've Never Heard of." Click here to learn more!

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Why Nutrition? Click here to find out!

Overview of the Nutrition Program

Click here for an overview of what the Nutrition program has to offer.

Check out our latest Nutrition videos by clicking the links below!

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Research by our Students and Faculty

Learn more about research conducted by our students and faculty by clicking the image below.

Want to know more about our faculty?

  • Find current research, resumes, and educational backgrounds in our directory.

Curious about our facilities?

Want to know why our students have chosen Cal Poly for Food Science?

Want to know why our students have chosen Cal Poly for Nutrition?


Earn by Doing - The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES)

The Earn by Doing Internship Program is an opportunity for students to gain paid work experience at one or more of the college’s on-campus food and agricultural production units or departments. The program allows students to work part-time, up to 20 hours per week, gaining technical and soft skills in positions directly related to their chosen careers. Click here to learn more.

  • For a tour of the programs available in the College of Agriculture and Environment Sciences please click here!

FSN Fall Preview 2020

To learn more about the Food Science and Nutrition Programs, please watch these videos:

Cal Poly Admissions YouTube Channel

Check out the Cal Poly Admissions YouTube Channel here for videos of our current students describing their experiences in our majors and at Cal Poly!


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