About CLU





Founded in 1959, California Lutheran University's dedicated, accomplished faculty works with small classes of undergraduate and graduate 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.

Grace Hall

Through our undergraduate programs, we offer 36 majors, 34 minors, and 7 pre-professional programs. Additionally, our accelerated Bachelor's Degree for Professionals is designed to meet the needs of part-time returning adult students.

Our highly regarded graduate programs include post-graduate degrees in business, computer science, education, psychology, and public policy and administration, with doctorates in educational leadership, higher education leadership, and clinical psychology. We also offer post-graduate credentials and certifications.

View of campus from Mount Clef

Located between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, our main 225-acre Thousand Oaks campus is complemented by two satellite locations in nearby Woodland Hills and Oxnard. Together, they are home to our dynamic liberal arts and science programs, with more than 2,700 undergraduate and 1,400 graduate students.

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