|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Evangelical Lutheran Church|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,448 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
California Lutheran University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,013 applications and 3,860 students were granted admission. California Lutheran University is at the #62 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 48% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 79% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||993 to 1200|
|ACT||22 to 27|
In 2016-2017 academic year, California Lutheran University's tuition was $39,310 for all students regardless of residency (46.7% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of California Lutheran University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 27% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,546 (which is 3.3% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at California Lutheran University in 2016-2017, was 354, which is 59% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,782 (which is 1.9% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, California Lutheran University has enrolled a total of 4,174 students (3,756 students full-time and 418 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,174 students, 330 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and 2,892 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,282 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 171 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 10%
Two or more races: 6%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Black/African American: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at California Lutheran University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||9%||114|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||7%||82|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||6%||72|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||4%||52|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||3%||31|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||2%||20||4|
|Theology And Religious Vocations||1%||17|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||1%||14|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of California Lutheran University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of California Lutheran University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $35,400. Last year, out of the total 649 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 597 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 812 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 731 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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