California Lutheran University Rankings Based on Salary

  • California Lutheran University ranks better than 65% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • California Lutheran University ranks better than 64% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at California Lutheran University

We calculated a salary score for each of California Lutheran University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at California Lutheran University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Cal Lutheran Bachelor's Degrees

Cal Lutheran ranks higher than 65% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 92% $23,000 $60,128 92%
Biology, General 72% $23,000 $32,174 72%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 70% $22,521 $47,473 70%
Communication and Media Studies 58% $23,500 $34,908 58%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 81% $20,700 $40,467 81%
Computer Science 58% $18,500 $71,575 58%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 84% $19,500 $42,235 84%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 10% $22,500 $24,035 10%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 39% $22,750 $30,771 39%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 91% $22,989 $69,338 91%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 35% Not Reported $32,925 35%
Music 23% $20,000 $22,667 23%
Political Science and Government 10% $24,499 $26,532 10%
Psychology, General 60% $19,000 $31,133 60%

Salary Scores for Cal Lutheran Master's Degrees

Cal Lutheran ranks higher than 76% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 65% Not Reported $79,450 65%
Educational Administration and Supervision 90% $30,024 $73,739 90%
Finance and Financial Management Services 43% $38,260 $73,355 43%
Human Resources Management and Services 65% Not Reported $69,338 65%
Marketing 81% Not Reported $84,653 81%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 52% $44,467 $43,240 52%
Public Administration 48% Not Reported $53,810 48%
Special Education and Teaching 90% Not Reported $60,298 90%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 84% $52,660 $51,482 84%

Salary Scores for Cal Lutheran Doctoral Degrees

Cal Lutheran ranks higher than 92% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 92% $71,896 $108,649 92%

California Lutheran University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Amanda Slider 1/21/2018

CLU provides small class sizes, hands-on experience and great potential. Small classes help to initiate relationships with your professors that provide you with great connections, and assistance throughout your education. The biology department has amazing professors, who care about your education and work to provide you with the best education you could get.

Brenden Kyle MacDonald 12/8/2017

Cal Lu focuses on it's students. You feel well cared for there by all the faculty and the office. It's personal and because of that you get to take ownership over your education which I think is key. You can't get swallowed up in a few hundred student lecture class. You are in small class sizes with real working professionals who can give you their real life knowledge along with the lessons they are teaching. I pull from my class notes on a weekly basis and I am always going back to my studies to develop information... Read More