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California Lutheran University
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  • 4 Year
  • THOUSAND OAKS, CA

California Lutheran University Admissions

What is the acceptance rate for CLU?

Cal Lutheran admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 82%. Students that get into Cal Lutheran have an average SAT score between 1090-1290 or an average ACT score of 23-28. The regular admissions application deadline for Cal Lutheran is January 15. Interested students can apply for early action, and the Cal Lutheran early action deadline is November 15.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
82%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
4,041
SAT Range
1090-1290
SAT Reading
550-640
SAT Math
540-650
Students Submitting SAT
17%
ACT Range
23-28
ACT English
22-28
ACT Math
23-27
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
5%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 15
Early Decision Deadline
No data available  
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$25
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
75%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 32 responses
Poll
80%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 30 responses

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