Class of 2015 Admitted Student Snapshot

Who's applying to CLU? Take a look at some quick facts about this year's class.

Class Profile

Number of students
Number applied 7,251
Number entering 502
Academic Profile
Avg. High School GPA 3.7
Avg. Combined SAT
(Reading and math)
1140
Avg. ACT 26
Ethnicity
African-American 3%
American Indian 0.5%
Asian 7%
Caucasian 55%
Declined to state 4%
Hispanic/Latino 20%
Multi-racial 10%
Pacific Islander 0.5%
Religious Affiliation
Catholic 26%
Lutheran 16%
Other Christian 20%
Jewish 2%
Buddhist 2%
Other Religion 6%
No affiliation 1%
Decline to state 27%
Where are they from?
Southern California 72%
Other California 10%
Out of State 18%

Facts & Figures

  • 41% of the class is from a traditionally underrepresented group
  • 30% are the first in their family to attend college
  • Incoming freshmen represent 182 cities in California and 19 states throughout the U.S. including states as far away as Hawaii, New Hampshire, Texas, and Florida

Fun Facts

The class of 2015 includes:

  • A student who authored, illustrated, and published a children's book
  • A four-time marathon finisher
  • Founder of a non-profit committed to provide basic essentials to soldiers deployed overseas
  • A singer whose songs have been played on the radio in Austrailia and Fiji
  • A member of a high school choir that performed on Oprah and Dancing with the Stars
  • A photographer whose work received an honorable mention in the National Geographic Annual Photography Contest
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