California Lutheran University is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.
The average composite SAT score for admitted California Lutheran University freshman is 1190 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1190 is in the 74th percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1090 to 1290. The 75th percentile score is 1290 while the 25th percentile score is 1090.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by California Lutheran University but we estimate it to be around a 990 total composite SAT score.
The average score for California Lutheran University students on the math portion of the SAT is 595 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 540 and the 75th percentile score 650.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 550 to 640 and the average score for California Lutheran University students is 595.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at California Lutheran University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 81.9%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.73.
An SAT score of 1290 or higher is very competitive at California Lutheran University and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 90% or higher.
Scores between 1190 to 1280 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 82% to 89%.
SAT scores between 1090 to 1180 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 71% to 81% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 990 to 1080 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 69% chance of admission to California Lutheran University. SAT scores below 990 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
|SAT Score||Admission Chances|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110413 IPEDS survey data for California Lutheran University.