California Lutheran University

Men's MCLA Contact: Jeremy Ackmann
5 / 10
2,963 Undergrads / 4,236 Students
9 / 10
$28,241 Net Price
3 / 10
73% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Medium

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
62% / 71%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Christ and Missionary Alliance Church
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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60 W Olsen Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA, 91360, Thousand Oaks, CA, 91360 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Orange County California Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Santa Barbara California Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Sacramento California Area
  • Norway
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Oslo Area Norway
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Las Vegas Nevada Area
Where Grads Work
  • Amgen
  • Bank of America
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • WellPoint
  • Wells Fargo
  • Baxter International Inc.
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Farmers Insurance
  • SAGE Publications
  • Conejo Valley Unified School District
  • Verizon
  • County of Ventura
  • Move Inc
  • US Army
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Information Technology
  • Media and Communication
  • Administrative
  • Community and Social Services
  • Consulting
  • Program and Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Support
  • Research
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Test Scores
Critical Reading
493 - 590
520 - 610
1090 - 1280
21 - 28
20 - 27
21 - 27

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 500 - 590 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 5,251 2,247 3,004
% Admitted 73% 69% 75%
% Admits That Enroll 15% 15% 16%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.7
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  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (26%)
    Communication & Journalism (15%)
    Psychology (12%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (7%)
    Social Sciences (6%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (5%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (5%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (5%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (3%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (2%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Engineering (2%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (1%)
    History (1%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$41,363
    Books & Supplies$1,854
    Cost of Living$13,320
    Personal Expenses$3,340
    Sticker Price$59,877

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    97% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship97%$27,282
    Federal Grants28%$4,840
    Pell Grants28%$4,639
    Other Federal3%$2,000
    State & Local Grants34%$8,838
    Institutional Grants97%$22,871
    Student Loans58%$6,919
    Federal Loans57%$5,672
    Other Loans5%$16,473

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $98.5 Million $23,246

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $21,875.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $18,220 $233

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.8%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,514 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $54,200

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.22 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 62% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 2 2
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 2 1
    Burglary 4 1
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Business-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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