California Lutheran University

CLU Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the CLU student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the United States. The results of the California Lutheran University 2021 diversity report are below.

CLU Student Population

How Many Students Attend California Lutheran University?

CLU total enrollment is approximately 4,303 students.

2,971 are undergraduates and 954 are graduate students.

CLU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CLU undergraduate population is made up of 56% women, and 44% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CLU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,224
Hispanic 1,100
Multi-Ethnic 215
Asian 142
Black or African American 110
International 87
Unknown 74
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 15

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

CLU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 69% of full-time grad students are women, and 31% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CLU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 364
Hispanic 313
International 158
Multi-Ethnic 37
Asian 35
Unknown 27
Black or African American 17
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

CLU achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #504 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  504 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  85.68 out of 100
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College Factual measured the diversity of four different categories: student race/ethnicity, student ages, student genders, and student locations. Colleges that had the most variety in all four categories have the highest overall diversity rankings.

How Does CLU Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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CLU is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

51% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

CLU is ranked 595 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  595 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  84.32 out of 100
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Many students are seeking a school with high levels of racial/ethnic diversity. This not only creates an atmosphere where those who are typically in the minority feel more supported, but also allows more interaction between racial groups leading to the open exchange of ideas and values.

CLU Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,739
Hispanic 1,540
Multi-Ethnic 270
International 270
Asian 196
Black or African American 140
Unknown 118
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 21

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

California Lutheran University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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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

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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CLU ranks 1,117 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1117 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  70.55 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 2,538 female students and 1,765 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.

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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.

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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.

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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%.

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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

Footnotes

*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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