2022 Student Population

A total of 3,766 students have enrolled at California Lutheran University - 2,592 undergraduate and 1,174 graduate.
By gender, 1,662 male and 2,104 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 3,437 full-time students and 329 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 19,306).
California Lutheran University offers online degree/certificate programs and 181 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 1,662 male and 2,104 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.79 to 1 and the ratio is average (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
Total2,5922,51775
Men1,2121,17339
Women1,3801,34436
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total1,174920254
Men450343107
Women724577147

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 1,484 White students (39.41%) and 1,435 Hispanic students (38.10%) 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 Native633
Asian1406278
Black or African American1016437
Hispanic1,014404610
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander13103
White1,022486536
Two or More Races1617784
Race/Ethnicity Unknown572829
Total 2,5921,2121,380
Population by Race/Ethnicity at California Lutheran University
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native101
Asian512031
Black or African American24618
Hispanic421112309
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander211
White462140322
Two or More Races481830
Race/Ethnicity Unknown14311
Total 1,174450724

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 2,661 students whose age under twenty five and 614 students whose age is over thirty years old at California Lutheran University.
Especially, 69 students are younger than eighteen and 5 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
Total2,592 1,2121,380
Under 1869 2544
18-19904 390514
20-211,124 534590
22-24282 166116
25-2991 4645
30-3449 2425
35-3921 813
40-4938 1523
50-6414 410
Total 2,592 1,2121,380
Population by Student Age at California Lutheran University
TotalMenWomen
Total1,174 450724
18-191 01
20-2119 514
22-24262 82180
25-29400 158242
30-34174 69105
35-39119 6059
40-49132 5577
50-6462 2042
65 and over5 14
Total 1,174 450724

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At California Lutheran University, 558 students (14.82% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 181 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, 157 students live in California where California Lutheran University is located in and 20 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total3,7662,5921,174
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes18111170
Enrolled Some in Online Classes37796281
Not Enrolled in Online Classes3,2082,485723
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)18111170
California Residents15711146
Other State in U.S.20020
Outside of U.S.404
Unknown000

Online Enrollment Chart