Thousand Oaks, California

California Lutheran University


Student Population
National Rank
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
Religious Affiliation 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 5,251 prospective students applied, and 3,820 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 585 enrolled in the school.  3,868 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 368 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $40,880 plus fees of $483. California Lutheran University is ranked 364 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1130/1300
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.65
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for California Lutheran University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,854
Other Fees$483
Room and Board $13,320
Budget for Other Expenses$3,340
Total One Year Cost$59,877


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.