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Reviews 977 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 College Sophomore

Athletics: Since it is such a small school there isn't a lot of student involvement fan support or school spirit.

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3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The school is very small, so there is not much of a social life. However, I am pretty happy with the education.

3 College Junior

Drug Safety: The only real problem we have on campus is with alcohol and it is not even a serious problem

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: The majority of the teachers I've had were average in the sense that they were not excellent but not terrible. They did the bare minimum necessary.

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3 College Junior

Overall Experience: From what I've seen, it is fairly easy to get a job on campus if you have a financial need. Otherwise, it seems difficult

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5 College Junior

Campus Housing: Our dorms are the perfect size and are incredibly well maintained

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3 College Junior

Athletics: Because California Lutheran University is small and private, the athletic departments receive adequate funding and it shows in the quality of the equipment and outdoor areas.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: I like how small the classes are because then it is easier to talk to a teacher if I don't understand something or need extra help on an assignment. Otherwise, the school is a little bit too small and strict.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: They made us do a few online activity before orientation. Everybody seems very easy to approach on campus and every student gets numerous free consoling session through the school if anybody is struggling or just needs somebody to talk to.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: All of my professors have been very friendly and easy to approach. It seems like they really care about there students. If you go to office hours most of them will be willing to help you in any way they can. Class sizes are always small too, so the teacher actually know everybody's name.

5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The housing is expensive, like all colleges. However, the freshman dorms in particular are a lot nicer then any of the schools I have seen. The dorm common area is kept very clean, I constantly see a janitor coming by and cleaning up.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: The sports facility's here are very nice. Every game I have gone to has mostly full bleachers with a lot of school spirit. The student body doesn't revolve around sports or the start team members though.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The school is pretty small. Almost all the staff and students are very friendly. A lot of students are very involved on campus.

1 College Freshman

Party Scene: School is practically empty when it comes to the weekend and does not have a present party scene.

1 College Freshman

Party Scene: School is not very popular.

2 College Freshman

Academics: School has a lot of strange/overbearing graduation requirements and it is sometimes hard to get into classes needed for my major. However, most professors are passionate and happy to help.

3 College Freshman

Diversity: The school definitely puts on a big show about how "diverse" they are, but when one actually looks at the students accepted, you will find that the school is not as diverse as they claim to be.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: While the school's housing and dining options making campus living a hassle, the professors and classes are interesting and geared toward the individual.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: There are plenty of opportunities for on-campus jobs, but internships seem hard to come by. Off campus jobs are near impossible to get without a car, seeing how there is nothing within an easy walking distance from the school.

2 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The dorm itself is somewhat far from most, if not all, classrooms and dining facilities. The amount that they charge for housing absolutely does not reflect the standard of housing received. This year, we had five people crammed into a traditionally three-four person suite and once the fifth person had moved out, campus services neither came to remove the extra bed/desk/dressers that were taking up valuable space nor did they allow us to move it. There is no place to do laundry on this floor. It was also very difficult to move in/out of the dorms.

2 College Freshman

Overall Experience: School is not only over-priced but is poorly budgeted and does not use student fees/payments in an appropriate or diligent manner. Fees often go towards areas that are not in need of update/re-budgeting instead of going towards things that would make the school actually worth what it is charging. Housing fees most definitely not equal to the standard of living received and the same goes for meal fees.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Professors are always prompt in their responses. They truly know your abilities as a student and professional and understand how to best challenge you and facilitate growth and learning.

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Especially within the field of education, the CLU graduate programs are well known. Students who have completed these programs are known to be well-prepared, effective, leaders.

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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Major attention paid to preventative education and awareness. Multiple trainings offered for various health and safety related issues

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4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I do not have much experience with campus housing, as I have always lived off-campus. I do know the staff well, and they are friendly and involved.

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The Centrum Café The Centrum Café The Centrum offers standard grill fare, salads, pizzas, sandwiches, wraps, paninis, ice cream, and drinks. Food can be purchased using cash, meal plans, credit card, munch money, or bonus points. The Centrum is a popular spot with students, faculty, and administrators. There are 11 specials that change weekly.
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Located in the heart of the beautiful, secure town of Thousand Oaks, CLU is an ideal university for those who enjoy a tight-knit community that focuses on academics, diversity, and social connections. The small student population offers students more occasions to bond with fellow Kingsmen and Regals, and to connect with professors who actually know them as individuals, not just as numbers. The semester system enables students to delve into courses of their interest, and the time spent on academic studies helps students discover what they would like to do after their CLU years. With more than 35 majors and 35 minors, and a mix and match of doubling up on both, students are bound to find their perfect area of study. CLU’s close, intimate environment provides students with what other large, public schools can’t: countless opportunities to shine academically and socially, and stand out as individuals without the pressure and competition of a large student body. Clubs, organizations, academic departments, and residence halls are just some of the places in which students can become involved, contribute to their school and local communities, and bond with other students, faculty, and staff.

To briefly break away from the hectic class schedules and loads of coursework, campus events, like Club Lu, afford students with musical-, sports-, art-, and food-related events. From sports games at Dodger Stadium to catching a comedy flick in Kingsmen Park, CLU events bring students together for a night of fun. At any of these events, in class, at the caf, or just hanging out in the dorms, it’s not difficult to see the diversity of students. Coming from a variety of social, economic, ethnic, and political backgrounds, CLU students bring a great understanding and appreciation for other cultures on campus.

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