California Lutheran University
Founded in 1959, California Lutheran University is home to more than 3,059 undergraduate and 1,324 graduate students who come from more than 49 countries and represent a wide variety of faiths.
Our dedicated, accomplished faculty works with small classes of students who are open-minded—about ideas, about people, and about faith—and are seeking to grow as individuals.
Both in the classroom and outside of it, everyone at Cal Lutheran is committed to helping each student pursue their passions to discover their purpose, and follow that purpose to transform their community—and the world.
The mission of the university is to educate leaders for a global society who are strong in character and judgment, confident in their identity and vocation, and committed to service and justice.
- Total: 4,383
- Undergraduate: 3,059
- Graduate: 1,324
Students come from 42 states and 49 countries and represent a diversity of faiths and cultures. Fifty-one percent of traditional undergraduate students live on campus. Average class size for all programs is 15.
60 W Olsen Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360, USA
English Language Requirements:
Conversational and academic proficiency of English is an integral part of studying at Cal Lutheran. . International students are required to provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
- Minimum TOEFL score of 213 computer-based; 550 paper-based; or 79 internet-based
- Minimum IELTS score: 6.5
- Minimum Pearsons (PTE Academic) score: 58
- Completion of ELS 112
- Completion of freshman English (college level) with a grade of “C” or better at an accredited community college or university