California Lutheran University

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California Lutheran University

Four-Year School

Programs Offered

Bachelor's Degree, Certificate, Master's Degree
California Lutheran University is a private university of 4,000 students, offering bachelors, and master’s degrees. CLU is located 1 hour north of L.A.


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Thousand Oaks, California, 91360


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Top International Student Countries

China, Ethiopia, India, Norway, Saudi Arabia

California Lutheran University

Get to know us

California Lutheran University is a private university located in the suburban city of Thousand Oaks, just 1 hour from downtown Los Angeles, 45 minutes from Hollywood and 30 minutes from Malibu Beach. The Cal Lutheran community of over 4,000 students is dynamic, diverse and welcoming. It is also widely respected and recognized by the US News and World Report as a Top 10 university in the Western region. We offer 41 undergraduate majors and 40 minors, and hosts competitive DIII NCAA athletic programs. Scholarships and need-based aid are available for undergraduate students without the SAT/ACT. Cal Lutheran offers graduate programs in Business, Information Technology, Public Policy and Administration, Quantitative Economics, Psychology and Education.