California Lutheran University

California Lutheran University (CLU or Cal Lutheran) is a private university located in Thousand Oaks, California. Originally established in 1959 by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, CLU offers a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The university is one of 28 institutions affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

CLU is organized into four academic divisions: the School of Management, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Adult Evening program, and the Graduate School of Education. Students of CLU enjoy small class sizes, the average class consisting of 16 students. CLU's undergraduate programs (26 majors and 31 minors are available) culminate in either a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts degree. The university's 30 graduate programs culminate in certifications, credentials, and doctorate degrees.

U.S. News & World Report ranked California Lutheran University 14th among Regional Universities in the West. Forbes magazine listed CLU at #276 out of 650 on its list of the "Top Colleges" in the country.

California Lutheran University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities, a commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. CLU's School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Additionally, CLU's Financial Planning program is registered with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards.

Several of CLU's education and business degrees can be completed online. Online degree programs are available in education leadership, higher education leadership, MBA in financial planning and organizational leadership.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (805) 492-2411
Address: 60 W Olsen Rd, Thousand Oaks, California 91360-2787
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Small ( 2,700+ undergrad, 1,300+ grad )
Award Levels: Batchelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 29,037
Out-of-State Tuition $ 29,052
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 16 to 1
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Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees BS/BA MA/MS PHD
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Information Resources Management
International Business Trade Commerce
Management Information Systems
Management Science
Organizational Behavior Studies
Organizational Leadership
Small Business Administration Management
Communication and Journalism
General Communication and Journalism
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Information Science Studies
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Administration and Supervision
Educational Leadership and Administration
School Counseling and Guidance Services
Special Education and Teaching
Agricultural Engineering
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Safety Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Geology Earth Science
Clinical Psychology
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences
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