2021 Student Population

A total of 4,027 students have enrolled at California Lutheran University - 2,804 undergraduate and 1,223 graduate.
By gender, 1,591 male and 2,436 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 3,682 full-time students and 345 part-time students.
The number of students at California Lutheran University is very large compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as California Baptist University and California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, its population is very small (average population is 19,812).
California Lutheran University offers online degree/certificate programs and 3,730 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 1,591 male and 2,436 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.65 to 1 and the ratio is lower (relatively less men students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total2,8042,71490
Men1,2141,17638
Women1,5901,53852
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total1,223968255
Men377272105
Women846696150

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 1,580 White students (39.24%) and 1,538 Hispanic students (38.19%) at California Lutheran University(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at California Lutheran University.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at California Lutheran University
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native431
Asian1506288
Black or African American1056243
Hispanic1,102410692
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander14113
White1,095507588
Two or More Races20392111
Race/Ethnicity Unknown622933
Total 2,8041,2141,590
Population by Race/Ethnicity at California Lutheran University
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native202
Asian471532
Black or African American231013
Hispanic436105331
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander532
White485139346
Two or More Races551738
Race/Ethnicity Unknown21813
Total 1,223377846

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 2,801 students whose age under twenty five and 665 students whose age is over thirty years old at California Lutheran University.
Especially, 65 students are younger than eighteen and 8 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at California Lutheran University.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at California Lutheran University
TotalMenWomen
Total2,804 1,2141,590
Under 1865 2441
18-191,033 459574
20-211,122 452670
22-24279 142137
25-29127 5671
30-3477 4532
35-3934 1420
40-4952 1933
50-6414 212
65 and over1 10
Total 2,804 1,2141,590
Population by Student Age at California Lutheran University
TotalMenWomen
Total1,223 377846
20-2118 315
22-24284 77207
25-29434 125309
30-34191 73118
35-39107 3572
40-49130 4783
50-6452 1636
65 and over7 16
Total 1,223 377846

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At California Lutheran University, 4,023 students (99.90% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 3,730 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 3,262 students live in California where California Lutheran University is located in and 308 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total4,0272,8041,223
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes3,7302,5801,150
Enrolled Some in Online Classes29322469
Not Enrolled in Online Classes404
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)3,7302,5801,150
California Residents3,2622,2621,000
Other State in U.S.30825751
Outside of U.S.1606199
Unknown000

Online Enrollment Chart