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California Lutheran University

California Lutheran University
60 West Olsen Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-2787

Fax number: (805) 493-3114
Screen last updated on: February 2024
Calendar system: semester system (two terms comprise academic year)
Month(s) in which new student orientation is held: Orientation for new students is held prior to start of fall term.
Number and length of summer sessions: A summer session is offered for credit.

Percent of full-time freshman students who returned for sophomore year: 81%
Student:Faculty ratio: 14:1
Total faculty: 212 men, 221 women
Full-time faculty: 92 men, 94 women
Part-time faculty: 120 men, 127 women
Graduation rate: 74% within six years

General education/core curriculum is required: yes

Special programs offered:
student-designed majors, double majors, independent study, accelerated program, honors program, internships, distance learning, external degree program
Cooperative programs are offered: yes
Combined 3-2 programs available:
Institution offers 3-2 degree programs.
Graduate schools/programs are offered: yes
Study abroad opportunities:
Study-abroad program offered.
Army ROTC: offered off-campus ROTC branch unit at a cooperating host institution.
Air Force ROTC: offered off-campus ROTC branch unit at a cooperating host institution.

Bachelor's Degrees

  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminology
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • Environmental Science
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Exercise Science and Kinesiology
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • French Language and Literature
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • History, Other
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Globalization Studies
  • Journalism
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Technology
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Psychology Teacher Education
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Security Science and Technology, General
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology, General
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other

  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance
  • Education, Other
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Education, Other
  • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
  • Psychology, Other
Master's Degrees

  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Clinical Psychology
  • College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • Education, Other
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
  • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Information Resources Management
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Psychology, Other
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other

Credit placement options:
  • credit for CEEB Advanced Placement (scores of 2 or higher)
  • credit for CLEP subject
  • credit for international baccalaureate

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