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CLU Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Is CLU really diverse? College Factual's <nil> diversity report reveals the truth and stats about diversity at CLU. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

CLU Student Population

4,027 Total Students
2,714 Undergraduates
968 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend California Lutheran University?

CLU total enrollment is approximately 4,027 students. 2,714 are undergraduates and 968 are graduate students.

CLU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CLU undergraduate population is made up of 57% women, and 43% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CLU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,068
Hispanic 1,061
Multi-Ethnic 198
Asian 147
Black or African American 98
International 66
Unknown 58
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 14

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

CLU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 72% of full-time grad students are women, and 28% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CLU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 365
White 362
International 128
Multi-Ethnic 42
Asian 34
Black or African American 19
Unknown 14
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

CLU Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,580
Hispanic 1,538
Multi-Ethnic 258
International 218
Asian 197
Black or African American 128
Unknown 83
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 19

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

California Lutheran University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 606
Asian 57
Black or African American 21
Multi-Ethnic 17
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at CLU.

CLU Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 2,436 female students and 1,591 male students at CLU.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of CLU is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  89.85 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about CLU faculty.

There are approximately 483 female teachers and 394 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

15.95% Out of State
1.72% Out of the Country

CLU ranks 869 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

15.95% of CLU students come from out of state, and 1.72% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  60 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 24 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 527
Washington 24
Oregon 12
Nevada 11
Arizona 6

International Students at CLU

Students from 52 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Saudi Arabia, and Taiwan.

Learn more about international students at CLU.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
52.05% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  81.70 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At CLU, 52.05% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,114
20-21 1,091
22-24 648
25-29 618
35 and over 426
30-34 255
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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