We know you learn best when you can roll up your sleeves and dive in. That's why we offer hands-on opportunities that give you the freedom to explore your passion through real-world work and prepare for a fulfilling career.

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Academic Programs

Choosing the right major starts with a simple question: What are you passionate about?

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University Honors Program

If you're ready for an academic challenge worthy of your ambition, look no further.

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Our Faculty

Our professors are invested in your personal and academic success from day one.

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Engage the world with integrity.

We cultivate a liberal arts learning environment that is student-centered, welcoming, and inclusive. We encourage students, faculty, and staff to explore and expand knowledge and to contribute their talents and abilities to fully engage their communities and world with integrity.​

The Cal Lutheran Experience

Biology

When I was a freshman, one of my high school teachers said, 'She's going to be a researcher—that's just what she wants to do.' This research, to me, could be life changing, and it's also something that I absolutely love.

Asia Moore '20
Mathematics
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The most important factor in helping students discover their purpose is experience. Without many experiences students aimlessly attempt to make themselves fit without passion. Providing students with a wide range of experiences, from social to academic, provides the opportunity for students to determine their passions which in turn leads to students discovering their purpose.

John Villalpando
Associate Professor
Music
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For students to grow as thoughtful and intelligent musicians requires them to be actively engaged in the creative process. For this to happen, I as a professor must cultivate an environment where, through mentorship, they apply their intellectual knowledge and inherent creativity in projects that encourage them to take risk and ask questions. These creative endeavors serve as powerful catalysts for growth and transformation within them and within myself as an artist and teacher.

Michael Hart
Assistant Professor

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