California Lutheran University

Key majors offered
Business Administration
Information Technology
Public Policy And Administration
Business Administration
Exercise Sciences
Housing Location Type Offers Scholarships Student Population Offers CLA
Available for Undergraduate and Graduate Suburban Yes 3766 (Total) Yes
Degrees Offered Public/Private Institution Type Student Body Student Population
Bachelor, Master Private Doctorate-Granting University Co-educational 242 (International)

Yearly Costs / ELS Level

Living Expenses
Degree Tuition Fees Housing ** Meals OtherExpenses I 20/Visa* (Total Required Funds) ELS
Bachelor $$$$ $ $$$$ $$ $$$$ 112
Master $$ $ $$$$ $$ $$$$ 112
 I-20/Visa costs include Tuition, Housing, Meals and all other fees in USD
Housing cost may include meals and other expenses to equal Living Expenses


California Lutheran University is consistently ranked by "U.S. News & World Report in the top 10 of Master's granting universities in the Western United States". Our dedicated and accomplished faculty works with small classes of Undergraduate and Graduate students who are open-minded about ideas, about people and about culture & and are seeking to grow as individuals while they pursue their passions and discover their purpose. "Through our Undergraduate programs, we offer 41 Majors and 43 Minors. CLU's highly regarded Graduate programs include Master's degrees in Business (MBA), Information Technology, Economics, Education, Psychology and Public Policy and Administration." Located between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara in one of the safest cities in the U.S., CLU's main campus in Thousand Oaks is complemented by two satellite locations in nearby Woodland Hills and Oxnard. Together, they are home to our dynamic Liberal Arts and Science programs, with more than 2, 500Undergraduate and 1,100 Graduate students. Average Temperatures Low (winter): 65ºF/18ºC High (summer): 80ºF/26ºC


The city of Thousand Oaks is ranked by the FBI as one of the safest cities in the United States. It is one hour from Los Angeles, 30 minutes from the beaches, and has a perfect climate. All aspects of the quality of life are superb. All of these things result in an extremely safe and desirable, but somewhat expensive community. Master's candidates are eligible for residence suites, while bachelor's candidates live in campus residence halls.

Student life

CLU is a full-service campus with many intellectual, professional, cultural and social activities. All students have access to the Campus Career Center (to help with internships and jobs), a Writing Center (for domestic and International students), many Computer Labs, a Health Services Center and numerous clubs of many types. Student life includes lectures, seminars, musical activities, festivals and sports. The campus is comprised of more than 90 hectares in a park-like setting with year-round flowers, trees and other plants, and the famous beaches of Southern California are less than 30 minutes away.