California Lutheran University is Affiliated With the Evangelical Lutheran Church Faith.
Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Evangelical Lutheran Church faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Evangelical Lutheran Church Colleges and Universities.
CLU Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 5.0% of the student population at CLU. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit CLU Disability Services.
CLU for the Military
While not a "service academy", CLU does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit CLU Veteran Services . For more information, check out our CLU for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at California Lutheran University
CLU offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at California Lutheran University
CLU has a comparatively small, student body. There were 3,059 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 2,942 (96.2%). Part-time attendance was 117 (3.8%).
California Lutheran University is Ranked #504 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, CLU receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank CLU #504 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
California Lutheran University Competes in the NCAA
CLU has a total of 554 student athletes, 328 men and 226 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$3,292,097|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$3,266,972|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to California Lutheran University Athletics