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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
39%
500-599
50%
400-499
6%
700-800
6%
600-699
32%
500-599
52%
400-499
10%
30-36
9%
24-29
47%
18-23
40%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,406
Declined 1,769
Total Received 6,175
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Private

3,078

undergraduate students

1,225

graduate students

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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.

  • Metropolitan area: Los Angeles
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Los Angeles International

California Lutheran University
60 West Olsen Road
Thousand Oaks
91360

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Recreation or Club Sports related
  • Service Organizations
  • Campus Ministry or other religiously affiliated organization
  • Multicultural Organizations

Top Events

  • Club Lu
  • Homecoming
  • Involvement Fair
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • Escort and shuttle services

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
39%
500-599
50%
400-499
6%
700-800
6%
600-699
32%
500-599
52%
400-499
10%
30-36
9%
24-29
47%
18-23
40%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Application deadline January 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.75

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,406
Declined 1,769
Total Received 6,175

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Important

character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
academic GPA

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 32
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Water polo

Club Sports Men

Equestrian sports, Ice hockey, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Ultimate frisbee, Wrestling

Club Sports Women

Equestrian sports, Ice hockey, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Ultimate frisbee, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language Teacher Education
German Language and Literature
History Teacher Education
History, General
Information Science/Studies
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Molecular Biology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology Teacher Education
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Public Relations/Image Management
Religion/Religious Studies
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

4,303

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

3,078
students

Female
56%
1,733

Male
44%
1,345

28%

1,225
students

Female
66%
805

Male
34%
420

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

2,971
students

Female
57%
1,673

Male
43%
1,298

4%

107
students

Female
57%
60

Male
43%
47

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 84%
Student 4 year graduation rate 61%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
37%
Hispanic/Latino
40%
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

227

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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