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What is the Cost of Participating in the Consortium?

A present, annual membership in the Consortium is $16,500. In recognition of the significant contribution that the Consortium is making in supporting industrially-relevant graduate theses, the Dean of Research and Graduate Programs at Cal Poly has set the “overhead” (indirect costs) assessed by the University to only 10%. Typically, overhead at universities ranges from 40-60%. Therefore, $15,000 of the dues is used to directly fund research in support of Consortium members.

Signup Period

Enrollment in the Consortium occurs from August to October each year. Inquiries may be addressed to Amy Vorst atavorst@calpoly.edu.