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5 College Freshman

Athletics: People get really into the athletics here because a lot of students are apart of varsity sports or attend the games.

4 College Freshman

Academics: Like all schools you are going to have some crazies, but because the classes are so small and intimate, I have had such a good experience with almost all of my professors.

5 College Freshman

Scholarships: Almost everyone at CalLu get's scholarship because they are really giving when it comes to merit scholarships.

5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: SO MUCH FRICKIN SPACE.

From the freshman dorms to the upperclassman housing, they are more like apartments than dorms.

4 College Freshman

Campus Food: The commons just opened this year so they are always changing the food up. I dont have to eat the same thing twice unless I want to.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Thousand Oaks is the 4th safest city in the United States and you can definitely tell at CLU. I leave the library at midnight and trek back to my dorm alone and never feel like it is unsafe. Plus, campus security is always roaming around just in case.

3 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: its a good school for people who dont have a life

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3 Recent Alumnus

Diversity: I only say that it is okay just cause there honestly isnt much diversity at all. You just see blonde kids everywhere.

4 Recent Alumnus

Athletics: sports people are so up themselves

5 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: we are very safe and great here

5 Recent Alumnus

Majors: Our programs here are very good

3 Recent Alumnus

Campus Food: its not the most amazing food but its not bad for college

5 Recent Alumnus

Campus Housing: honestly the rooms are pretty good

1 Recent Alumnus

Local Area: Thousand Oaks is a very safe place which is great but it is also super boring, nothing much to do if you want a life.

3 Recent Alumnus

Party Scene: its not that great, its over rated. you need connections to get in places and its stupid.

5 Recent Alumnus

Guys & Girls: they are all attractive but most of them are shi**y people

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3 College Freshman

Party Scene: There are parties, but only on the weekends. No partying takes place on campus, but there are a few places off campus to do so.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: Sports are a large part of campus. Many people are involved in athletics in some way, shape, or form.

5 College Freshman

Academics: The academics at CLU are better than most people think. The professors are all very nice and helpful, and the classes challenge students to maximize their learning.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Housing can be costly, but you get what you pay for. The rooms are very nice and the residents are all super nice. There is a great sense of community among the dorms.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Our campus is a very safe place to be, and the surrounding neighborhoods are very safe as well.

5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There are an excellent variety of restaurants off campus that all serve great food. There are tons of options.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: There are off campus housing options, but it is often times cheaper to live on campus.

5 College Freshman

Administration: Cal Lutheran doesn't have very many strict rules, however, the few rules they do have are for the safety of the students and are taken somewhat seriously.

5 College Freshman

Local Area: There are many activities to do off campus because of all the surrounding cities, but it is not overly crowded and busy all the time.

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The Centrum Café
The Centrum Café
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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