California Colleges
#57 in California Colleges
Federal Region IX
#25 in Federal Region IX

Overview

California Lutheran University is ranked 57th in California Colleges and 25th in Federal Region IX.
Next statements evaluate California Lutheran University by comparing key academic facts to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.
  • It has expensive tuition & fees of $45,982.
  • The acceptance rate (71%) is higher (easy to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,160 SAT, 24 ACT) is average.
  • It has very large number of students of 4,383.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (61 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of California Lutheran are $45,982 and it is expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California Lutheran University $45,982

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $26,737

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $27,917

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of California Lutheran are $20,600 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California Lutheran University $20,600

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $18,688

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $23,169

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of California Lutheran is 71% and it is higher (easy to get in) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California Lutheran University 71%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 66%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 60%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of California Lutheran is 15% and the yield is much lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California Lutheran University 15%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 35%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 32%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at California Lutheran is 1,160 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California Lutheran University 1,160

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 1,132

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 1,178

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at California Lutheran is 24 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California Lutheran University 24

All U.S. Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 69

4-Years Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 75

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at California Lutheran is 68% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California Lutheran University 68%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 56%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 63%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at California Lutheran is 9% and it is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California Lutheran University 9%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 25%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 21%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at California Lutheran is 83% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California Lutheran University 83%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 76%

Student Population

The total student population at California Lutheran is 4,383 and its population very large compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California Lutheran University 4,383

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 2,477

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 2,024

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at California Lutheran is $24,013 which is 52.22% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is higher compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California Lutheran University $24,013

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $16,488

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $17,459

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at California Lutheran is 16 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (many students per class/faculty) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California Lutheran University 16 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 11 to 1

Number of Programs

California Lutheran offers 61 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California Lutheran University 61

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 45

4-Years Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 32

Number of Online Programs

California Lutheran offers 8 online programs and it means few online programs compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

California Lutheran University 8

All U.S. Colleges 13

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 12

4-Years Colleges 15

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 11