About California Lutheran University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does California Lutheran University cost?

California Lutheran University Cost of Attendance
In-state $37,980
Out-of-state $37,980
On-Campus Room and Board $13,060
Off-Campus Room and Board $11,970
Average Annual Cost $29,038
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

California Lutheran University Financial Aid and Debt

70%

Students paying down their debt

$23,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$238

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 97% $20,070
Federal Grants 27% $4,905
Pell grants 27% $4,471
Other federal grants 7% $1,500
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 30% $8,560
Institutional grants or scholarships 96% $21,108
Student loan aid 61% $8,077
Federal student loans 59% $7,161
Other student loans 7% $20,493

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Visit a college campus 243 Up to $6,000
Do community service 238 Up to $75
Take a challenging class 264 Up to $3,000
Take a foreign language class 142 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 179 Up to $750
Have work experience 107 Up to $4,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

California Lutheran University Admissions

What is California Lutheran University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 61%
Average GPA 3.7
SAT Submissions 79% of applicants
SAT Reading 500-600
SAT Math 500-600
SAT Writing 490-600
ACT Submissions 46% of applicants
Composite Score 22-27

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California Lutheran University Campus Life

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

334

Forbes Ranking

58%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

66%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2808
Living on campus
Transfer Students 34%
Under Age 25 29%
Gender Balance
Men
45%
Women
55%

Student Diversity

68%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
51.00%
Hispanic or Latino
25.00%
Unknown
4.00%
Asian
7.00%
Black or African American
4.00%
American Indian or Alaska Native
1.00%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1.00%

California Lutheran University Graduation Success

83%

First Year Student Retention

58%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$52,800

Average Salary After Graduation

About California Lutheran University

Cal Lutheran is a private, liberal arts university located in Thousand Oaks, California affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church. Small class sizes and low faculty-student ratios enable students to work closely with their professors, becoming partners in learning and research.

Address

60 W Olsen Rd
Thousand Oaks, CA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Midsize City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify