998 reviews
  1. Thousand Oaks, CA
  2. 4 Year
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California Lutheran University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
A
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Average Housing Costs
$12,740/ year
Poll
77%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.66 responses
Poll
75%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.112 responses

Food

Campus Food
B
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,870/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 105 responses
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  • Starbucks
    31%
  • The centrum!
    29%
  • Ullman Commons
    21%
  • Jamba Juice
    19%
62%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.65 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
B
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 62 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    44%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    40%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    10%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    6%

Safety

Safety
A
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
97%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.71 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 52 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    63%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    35%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    2%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    0%
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How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 62 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    24%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    58%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    10%
  • Not very visible.
    6%
  • We have campus police?
    2%

Sports & Activities

Men's Varsity Sports
Track and Field: X-Country, Tennis, Golf, Swimming and Diving, Basketball, Water Polo, Track and Field: Outdoor, Baseball, Soccer, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Track and Field: X-Country, Tennis, Swimming and Diving, Basketball, Softball, Water Polo, Track and Field: Outdoor, Volleyball, Soccer
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How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 99 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    5%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    47%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    43%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    4%
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What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 66 responses
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  • Painting the rocks
    21%
  • Monte Carlo Night
    17%
  • Homecoming Weekend
    15%
  • Scandinavian Festival
    9%
  • Spring Formal
    9%
  • Midnight Madness
    8%
  • Undie Run
    8%

Party Scene

Party Scene
C+
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 64 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    0%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    5%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    17%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    30%
  • Parties? What parties?
    48%
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What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 19 responses
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  • College parties held at clubs
    37%
  • Monte Carlo
    21%
  • Spring Formal
    21%
  • Taco Tuesday
    21%
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