California Lutheran University

country rank  598
world rank  1654

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Established in 1959, California Lutheran University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Thousand Oaks (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, California Lutheran University (CLU/Cal Lutheran) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Lutheran religion. California Lutheran University (CLU/Cal Lutheran) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 61 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CLU/Cal Lutheran also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym CLU/Cal Lutheran
Founded 1959
Motto Love of Christ, Truth and Freedom
Colours Violet and gold

University Location

Address 60 West Olsen Road
Thousand Oaks
91360-2787 California
United States
Tel +1 (805) 492 2411
Fax +1 (805) 493 3114

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Hispanic-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 60 West Olsen Road #1350
Thousand Oaks 91360
(805) 493 3135

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Lutheran Christian-Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church In America - www.elca.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to California Lutheran University's Library
California Lutheran University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 84,380 physical volumes, 2,233 physical media, 40,951 digital/electronic medium and 168 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
California Lutheran University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,468 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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