The ELS Center Thousand Oaks in Thousand Oaks, US - ELS 

Thousand Oaks, California, United States

Thousand Oaks

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About this centre


ELS Thousand Oaks is located on the beautiful campus of California Lutheran University, about 20 kilometres from the Pacific Coast in Thousand Oaks, one of the safest cities of its size in the United States. This stunning suburb of Los Angeles affords residents a high quality of life, outdoor festivals, shopping and sunny days all year round.

203 Faculty Street, Thousand Oaks, California, United States

Great things to see and do

  • Action-Packed Entertainment: Universal CityWalk is home to some of Los Angeles’ best shops, restaurants and entertainment.
  • Malibu: The city of Malibu is not only famous for its sandy beaches and warm climate, but also for the many celebrities who call the city home.
  • Shopping: Camarillo Outlets is home to 160 high-end shopping outlets with popular brands for every interest and style.

Thousand Oaks

(805) 493-3760

  • Partner university
    • California Lutheran University
  • Housing options
    • Homestay
    • Student Residence (On Campus)
  • Centre facilities
    • Located on the beautiful campus of California Lutheran University
    • Between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara
    • One of the safest cities of its size in the United States
    • Stunning scenery and outdoor places to hike, bike, swim or ski
    • The university campus offers an Olympic-size pool, fitness center, coffee shops and many sporting events
    • Wi-Fi available in ELS Center and campus-wide
  • City environment
  • Urban

Housing options


ELS/Thousand Oaks offers homestay families in a variety of locations in the area. Our families are friendly, welcoming and open to cultures from around the world. Homestay students can rapidly improve their English and experience American culture. Students are able to walk, bike or take the bus to school.

  • Cost per session
  • $1100
  • Occupancy
  • Single
  • Meal credits
  • 14 meals per week. Homestay families provide students with breakfast and dinner each day, and lunch is available at many locations on campus. If students have allergies or special needs, please let us know.

Student Residence (On Campus)

  • NOTE:
  • Male Housing Address: 90 Faculty Street, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Female Housing Address: Grace Hall, Room 14308 at 3255 Luther Ave., Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
    Male and Female On-Campus Housing:
  • 2 minute walk to ELS classrooms
  • Free high speed Wi-Fi internet in bedroom and across the campus
  • Air conditioning and heating year-round
  • Kitchens have stoves, ovens, microwaves, refrigerators, rice cookers, pots, pans, plates, cups and basic kitchen utensils
  • Onsite Resident Assistant available to assist students after ELS Center hours and upon check in and check out
  • Free parking 24/7
  • 24/7 onsite Campus Security
  • Sheets, pillows, blankets and towels provided at no extra cost
    Female On-Campus Housing is a private apartment exclusively for female ELS students located in a student housing complex shared with other California Lutheran University students.
    Male On-Campus Housing is located in a private house with a back yard.

  • Cost per session
  • $2012, $2012
  • Occupancy
  • Double, Single
  • Meal credits
  • 14 meals per week

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