How to Apply

Final Application Deadline
Thousand Oaks campus April 15 for Summer Term

The application deadline has been extended to April 15.

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