California Lutheran University: Review & Facts

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California Lutheran University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,205 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1959 and is the only college located in Thousand Oaks, California.

California Lutheran University is affiliated with Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
50
At California Lutheran University you can earn your bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

California Lutheran University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 50 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Psychology, Education, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
82%
California Lutheran University student retention rate is high at 82% (above California average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at California Lutheran University is average - 63%. About 23% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at California Lutheran University is pretty decent - 15:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,500
Average tuition prices are extremely high - around $34,000 annually. The additional fees at California Lutheran University (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $500; this comes to $34,500 a year.

Read the details about California Lutheran University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
47%
According to recent data, 6,759 applications were submitted and 3,194 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at California Lutheran University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,200
California Lutheran University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at California Lutheran University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B-
California Lutheran University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,400 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, roughly $6,200 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at California Lutheran University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, California Lutheran University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

California Lutheran University Location and Maps



Post Address: California Lutheran University, 60 W Olsen Rd, Thousand Oaks, California 91360-2787, USA
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