US News: Cal Lutheran 10th best in West

California Lutheran University is among the top 10 regional universities in the West in the U.S. News Best Colleges rankings for the second year in a row.

Recent News

Cal Lutheran grad students number 1,220

The pandemic and the temporary move to virtual classes have had no impact on overall interest in California Lutheran University’s graduate programs, with enrollment remaining the same as last year at about 1,225 students at the start of the fall term.

Cal Lutheran welcomes 750 new students

California Lutheran University is welcoming about 750 new undergraduate students as fall semester begins in a mostly virtual format in response to COVID-19.

University adds sports management major

In response to student demand and its proximity to a major market in a multibillion-dollar industry, California Lutheran University will offer a bachelor’s degree in sports management starting in fall.

Students, older adults are Zoom Buddies

A new program is connecting California Lutheran University students and other volunteers with older adults for virtual visits while the COVID-19 pandemic limits social opportunities.

KCLU journalist wins 6th national award

KCLU Radio News Director Lance Orozco has received his sixth national award for excellence in journalism.

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Featured Stories

Crisis communicator

Arcenio Lopez ’19, an accounting graduate and community organizer, founded an Oxnard-based corps of professional indigenous-language interpreters.

Steady and Ready

While coronavirus universally upended plans and schedules, construction of the state-of-the-art Swenson Science Center stayed on track. 

Educational Philosopher and Concrete Practitioner

A first look at CLU's eighth president, Lori E. Varlotta, based on her introduction on

Diversity / Equity / Inclusion

On June 22, less than a month after George Floyd died at the hands of Minneapolis police, California Lutheran University issued a strongly worded statement of commitment to antiracism with a list of initiatives geared toward diversity, equity and inclusion.

A Chance Encounter

A Lutheran volunteer and his own dream to make the world a better place propelled Gabe Laizer '00 into the fight against global hunger. 

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