Academics at California Lutheran University - Majors, Faculty & More

Wondering what academic life at CLU will be like? In addition to the degrees and majors, as well as the faculty composition at CLU this section includes detailed information on freshman retention rates, reasons students did not graduate, and an analysis of full-time and tenured faculty vs. adjunct teaching staff.

All About Academics

What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.

  • The student to faculty (instructor) ratio.
  • The Majors offered at this college.
  • What online and distance learning options are available.

Faculty Resources

The total number of instructional staff teaching the 3,059 undergraduate students at California Lutheran University is 458 . When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 16 to 1 which makes California Lutheran University worse than the typical college regarding instructional attention.

For every instructor (FTE) at California Lutheran University , there are 16 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is worse than the typical college concerning instructional attention.
A significant percentage of the instructors (43.0% ) are full-time.
A significant percentage of instructors (43.0% ) are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
The vast majority of the faculty (100.0% ) are full-time.
A slim percentage of the faculty (25.0% ) are adjuncts (not in the tenure system).

Learn how the faculty structure at California Lutheran University compares to the national average

Most Popular Majors

California Lutheran University offers 35 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 33 majors within 18 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, California Lutheran University awarded 912 undergraduate degrees in 2019 - 2020 .

Most Popular MajorsAssociates GraduationsBachelors GraduationsAll Graduations
Business Administration & Management0160160
General Psychology0109109
General Biology07575
Communication & Media Studies05555
Criminology05353

Find out what California Lutheran University's top fields of study and majors are

Additional Questions to Ask

  • Are you looking for a lot of flexibility? Does this college offer online or summer classes that might help you finish your degree?
  • Interested in graduate school? How many students from this college go on to achieve additional degrees?
  • Will a degree from this school land you a job? How many graduates were employed full time a year after graduating?

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