California Lutheran University (CLU) is a private university founded in 1959. It is based on a park-like 290-acre campus that include state-of-the-art classrooms and modern campus housing and recreational facilities. The university has consistently been ranked a top western USA university that offers masters degree programs. The 1 year MBA is a rigorous program that gives students practical knowledge and training they can apply to today’s rapidly-changing world. The 1 year program also allows students to complete their education and enter the workforce in less time than typical masters degree programs. CLU has a broad array of student organizations including academic clubs, student government, campus media, drama and musical groups, multicultural, political, social, service oriented and athletic clubs.
California Lutheran University is located in the city of Thousand Oaks, California – 30 minutes from downtown Los Angeles and Southern California’s most famous beaches. Thousand Oaks is an upper-middle class city with a population of about 127,000 that is regularly ranked one of the safest cities in America. The university is surrounded by rolling hills in a quiet residential area that is near several shopping areas and golf courses. Nearby attractions include the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, The Oaks Shopping Center, and Malibu Beach. Most of Los Angeles’ popular attractions can be reached by car in 45 minutes or less from the campus.