Apply to Cal Lutheran


Students from the listed Cal Lutheran Exchange Partners may be nominated by their home insitution to apply as an exchange student to Cal Lutheran. Students from other institutions may apply as a tuition-paying study abroad student. Please consult the Cal Lutheran Admissions website for information.

Cal Lutheran's Exchange Partners
  • Australia: Southern Cross University
  • Austria: FH Joanneum
  • France: ABS Paris (IGS Group)
  • Scotland: University of Aberdeen
  • Sweden: Kristianstad University
  • The Netherlands: The Hague University

How to Apply

  1. Be Nominated by Your Home Institution

    Exchange students must first be nominated by their home institution before completing or submitting application materials.

    Nomination Process

  2. Apply to Cal Lutheran

    The application deadline for October 1 for Spring term and March 1 for Fall term.

    Application Process

Nomination Process

Nomination Deadline

Spring Term: October 1
Fall Term: March 1

For Home Institutions

Please email candidate nominations to by the nomination deadline.

Application Process

Application Deadline

Spring Term: October 15
Fall Term: March 15

For Exchange Students
  • Online application will be made available upon nomination
    • For Proposed course selection please refer to Course Registration section of website for more information about choosing courses.
  • Supporting Documents:
    • Official Transcripts
    • Copy of your passport's identity page
    • Certificate of Financial Support (COFS)

Note: The application will be available online for the 2018/19 academic year.  The application and COFS form will be provided after nominations are submitted.

Please submit nominations and any questions to  

Once all materials are received, exchange students will receive email confirmation with I-20's and visa information. Students will also receive a MyCLU username and password and information about submitting their housing deposit.