California Lutheran University

Thousand Oaks, CA

California Lutheran University

Thousand Oaks, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$45,982

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
540
75th
620
25th
530
75th
27
25th
20
75th
26
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,142
Declined 1,426
Total Received 5,568
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Private

3,363

undergraduate students

1,624

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

California Lutheran University, founded in 1959, is a private, comprehensive, church-affiliated university. Its campus is located in Thousand Oaks, CA.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,987
Established in 1959
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Other

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225-acre campus in Thousand Oaks (population: 128,995), 40 miles from Los Angeles; branch campuses in Oxnard and Woodland Hills. Served by bus; major airports serve Burbank and Los Angeles (40 miles); train serves Simi Valley (15 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

California Lutheran University
60 West Olsen Road
Thousand Oaks, CA
91360

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
33%
Top 1/4
65%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
540
75th
620
25th
530
75th
27
25th
20
75th
26
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Other application fee (may be waived with SAT Reasoning/ACT waiver)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) January 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,142
Declined 1,426
Total Received 5,568

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

95%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$30,660

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $45,500
Room $7,890
Board $6,705
Additional fees $482
Books & supplies $1,080
Total $61,657
Average Financial Aid - $30,660
Total with Avg. Aid $30,997
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 805 493-3115
F: 805 493-3114
finaid@callutheran.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Water polo

Club Sports - Men's

adventure, chess league, dance, disc golf, dive club, green, hikes, ice hockey, lacrosse, league of legends, mixed martial arts, purple pit, ShapeTheLu, surf, ultimate Frisbee, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

adventure, chess league, dance, disc golf, dive club, green, hikes, ice hockey, lacrosse, league of legends, mixed martial arts, purple pit, ShapeTheLu, surf, ultimate Frisbee, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, soccer (indoor/outdoor), volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA Division III, Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Clinical Psychology.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Computer Science.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminology.
Divinity/Ministry.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness.
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Financial Planning and Services.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
History, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Information Resources Management.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Technology.
Music, General.
Organizational Behavior Studies.
Organizational Leadership.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies.
Psychology, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. Communication

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

4,987

total students

83%

in-state

17%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

3,363
students

Female
56%
1,884

Male
44%
1,479

33%

1,624
students

Female
62%
1,008

Male
38%
616

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

3,095
students

Female
56%
1,742

Male
44%
1,353

8%

268
students

Female
53%
142

Male
47%
126

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
37%
Hispanic/Latino
39%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 1

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

70

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 32
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Norway
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Sweden
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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