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Can I get into California Lutheran University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,957 out of 6,490 applicants or 61% were admitted making California Lutheran University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores. California Lutheran University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||14%||14%||14%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to California Lutheran University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that California Lutheran University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 22 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimim ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of appliants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. 46 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to California Lutheran University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 995. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1185 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 79 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>63%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||47%-63%|
|22 to 24||Avg -||37%-47%|
|20 to 22||Reach||28%-37%|
|Less than 20||Low||<28%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1280 and Above||Good||>60%|
|1185 to 1280||Avg +||47%-60%|
|1090 to 1185||Avg -||34%-47%|
|995 to 1090||Reach||23%-34%|
|Less than 995||Low||<23%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into California Lutheran University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at California Lutheran University was 3.65 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as California Lutheran University accepts 61% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||14%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||5%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
What are the requirements for admission to California Lutheran University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110413 IPEDS survey data for California Lutheran University.