California Lutheran University

60 W Olsen Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-2787

About California Lutheran University

California Lutheran University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the business field. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,352
Student Age% Under 2561%
 % 25 and Over38%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time81%
 % Part-time19%
Race/Ethnicity% White54.2%
 % Black3.6%
 % Asian6.4%
 % Latino16.6%
 % Native American0.7%
 % Race Unknown9.7%
 % International student6%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted47%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled19%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT88%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT46%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800590 / 800
 SAT Writing490 / 800590 / 800
 SAT Math520 / 800610 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite22 / 3627 / 36
 ACT English21 / 3629
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math21 / 3626 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$45
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$31,000
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$31,000
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid97%
 % Undergraduates with Loans62%
 % Undergraduates with Grants96%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,504
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,580
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,154
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,108
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,064
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,882

Neighborhood Data for the Thousand Oaks Area

Median Age41
Median Household Income$100,373
Total Population125,633
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.6% 51.4%
 Age 0-952.1%47.9%
 Age 10-1751.8%48.2%
 Age 18-2447.2%52.8%
 Age 25-2955.0%45.0%
 Age 30-3947.8%52.2%
Race/Ethnicity% White79.6%
 % Black1.1%
 % Asian9.8%
 % Latino16.0%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)2.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,580
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,154
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,640
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5007.4%17.2%1.7%
 $500 to $7490.0%2.4%0.0%
 $750 to $9999.6%1.7%3.3%
 Over $100083.0%78.8%92.7%
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