How to Apply

Final Application Deadline
Thousand Oaks campus April 1 for Summer Term

Admission decisions for regular graduate standing are based on a review of the following materials in the candidate's file:

  1. Complete Application online at
  2. $25 Application Fee
  3. Official transcripts from all regionally accredited 4-year colleges and universities attended verifying bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Official transcripts must be ordered and sent directly to Cal Lutheran via certified e-transcript or mail. We recommend e-transcript if available at your institution.

    By email:
    If a selection list is available please choose:
    California Lutheran University or use the following email address for direct entry:

    By mail:
    California Lutheran University
    60 West Olsen Road, #2200
    Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-2700
  4. Personal Statement
  5. Two Recommendation Forms
  6. Resume
  7. Writing sample