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California Lutheran University


Location: Thousand Oaks

About California Lutheran University

California Lutheran University (CLU, Cal Lutheran, or Cal Lu) is a private liberal arts university in Thousand Oaks, California. It opened in 1960 as California Lutheran College and was California's first four-year liberal arts college and the first four-year private college in Ventura County. It changed its name to California Lutheran University on January 1, 1986. CLU offers degrees at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels, as well as post-master's and post-bachelor's certificates. CLU offers 36 majors and 34 minors. The university is based in Thousand Oaks, with additional locations in Woodland Hills (Los Angeles), Westlake Village, Oxnard, Santa Maria, and Berkeley.
Cal Lutheran has been called the West Coast's Cradle of Coaches. 144 players have become football coaches, and several have been drafted to the NFL. In college baseball, 24 student players have been drafted for Major League Baseball as of 2014.
Numerous films have been shot on campus and in surrounding areas, including Spartacus, Welcome to Hard Times, Wuthering Heights, Lassie, and Gunsmoke.

California Lutheran University

34.22457, -118.879

Postal Address

60 W Olsen Rd
Thousand Oaks
United States

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