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California Lutheran University overview
 Location Thousand Oaks, California
 Online callutheran.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church
California Lutheran University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Thousand Oaks, California, California Lutheran University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Evangelical Lutheran Church faith. In the most recent statistical year 5,752 prospective students applied, and 4,111 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 681 enrolled in the school.  3,961 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 422 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $42,210 plus fees of $482. California Lutheran University is ranked 364 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
California Lutheran University overview
SAT 1070/1250
ACT 21/26
GPA 3.65
Applications Accepted
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Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for California Lutheran University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,917
Other Fees$482
Room and Board $13,650
Budget for Other Expenses$3,340
Total One Year Cost$61,599


Average Salary After 10 Years
$57,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
64% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by California Lutheran University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 27%
Communication 13%
Social Sciences 11%
Psychology 9%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110413 IPEDS survey data for California Lutheran University.