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. 4,044 out of 6,569 applicants or 62% were admitted making California Lutheran University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores. California Lutheran University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1090|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1290|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted 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 990. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 81 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1290 and Above||Good||>74%|
|1190 to 1290||Avg +||62%-74%|
|1090 to 1190||Avg -||49%-62%|
|990 to 1090||Reach||36%-49%|
|Less than 990||Low||<36%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into California Lutheran University?
Admission data indicates that California Lutheran University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum 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 applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. 45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to California Lutheran University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>76%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||62%-76%|
|22 to 24||Avg -||52%-62%|
|20 to 22||Reach||41%-52%|
|Less than 20||Low||<41%|
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 62% 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|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||15%||14%||15%|
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|
|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.