California Lutheran University

Acceptance Rate 74 %
SAT Average 1,155
Tuition & Fees $46,012
Student Population 4,027
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $30,660

Academic Overview

California Lutheran University Campus, Thousand Oaks, CA
California Lutheran University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Thousand Oaks, California. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice. The 2022 tuition & fees are $46,012 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 4,027 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 74% and the graduation rate is 71% last year.
The salary after graduation from California Lutheran University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $60,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of California Lutheran University are $46,012. For graduate schools, its 2022 tuition and fees are $20,600 on average.
California Lutheran University 2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at California Lutheran. The acceptance rate of California Lutheran is 74% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 15%. The average graduation rate is 71% and the transfer-out rate is 21%. The average received amount of financial aid is $30,660 and 95% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 4,027 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for California Lutheran University is 74 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for California Lutheran University is 71 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for California Lutheran University is 21 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for California Lutheran University is 83 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for California Lutheran University is 4,027
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for California Lutheran University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $30,660 at California Lutheran University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

California Lutheran offers 62 major programs through online and on-site education where 3 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree351
Master's Degree202
Post Master's Degree50
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

California Lutheran University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,468)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,320)

Veterans Benefits

California Lutheran University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges