Total Enrollment 3,714
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 15 : 1

California Lutheran University
60 W Olsen Rd, Thousand Oaks, California 91360-2787
(805) 492-2411

The Assessment System is an ongoing process in harmony with CLU’s Mission and Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs). The mission of California Lutheran University is to educate leaders for a global society who are strong in character and judgment, confident in their identity and vocation, and committed to service and justice. California Lutheran University is a diverse scholarly community dedicated to excellence in the liberal arts and professional students. Rooted in the Lutheran tradition of Christian faith, the University encourages critical inquiry into matters of both faith and reason. CLU’s Mission Statement is supported by each of the institution-wide Student Learning more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered One but less than two years certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus Setting City: Midsize
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Yearly Application Deadline January 15th
Admissions Office Phone (805) 493-3135
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address Office of Admission 60 W. Olsen Road #1350 Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website
Application Fee $45

In order to be accepted to California Lutheran University, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • Completed a college prep course
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
California Lutheran University SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 490
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 580
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 510
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 610
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 490
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 590
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 22
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 26
ACT English (25th Percentile) 21
ACT English (75th Percentile) 28
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 20
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 27
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