How to Apply

  1. Schedule an appointment with a counselor for a preliminary transcript evaluation of unofficial transcripts and academic advisement.
  2. Complete the online application below.
  3. Have official transcripts from all previously attended colleges sent to our office.
  4. Submit a current resume.

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On or after Feb. 20, 2018

To start a new application or continue one you started on or after February 20, 2018, click below.

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Before Feb. 20, 2018

If you started your application before February 20, 2018, click below to access it.

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Download and print the application


At the time of your admission interview or shortly thereafter, you will be notified of the admission decision. If admitted, you will be sent information about registration procedures.

Upon your acceptance, transfer credits from other colleges will be evaluated and the results will be mailed to you before the end of your first term.


California Lutheran University recognizes and values diversity in our campus community and is dedicated to providing equal access and opportunities to qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Moreover, Cal Lutheran is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with various disabilities. Any applicant in need of assistance is encouraged to contact the admission office where they will be provided with reasonable services in a manner that promotes respect and self-advocacy.