Tuition & Fees

$44,480

$44,480

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,748
Declined + 6,540
Total Received 13,288
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Private (nonprofit)

6,259

undergraduate students

3,133

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Communication Studies
  2. Psychology
  3. English
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Codes

SAT 4403
ACT 0326

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
42%
500-599
41%
400-499
7%
300-399
1%
700-800
12%
600-699
47%
500-599
35%
400-499
6%
700-800
11%
600-699
47%
500-599
34%
400-499
8%
30-36
45%
24-29
44%
18-23
11%
30-36
22%
24-29
59%
18-23
17%
12-17
2%
30-36
29%
24-29
61%
18-23
10%
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School Facts

Loyola Marymount University, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive, Jesuit university. Programs are offered through Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, College of Business Administration, College of Communication and Fine Arts, Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering, Loyola Law School, School of Education, and School of Film and Television. Its 142-acre campus is located in Los Angeles.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 9,392
Established in 1911
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Los Angeles, CA

142-acre, suburban campus in Los Angeles (population: 3,884,307); law school branch campus in downtown city. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Loyola Marymount University
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
51%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
9 fraternities 22% of male students
 
12 sororities 37% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
44%
Top 1/4
76%
Top 1/2
93%
Bottom 1/2
7%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
42%
500-599
41%
400-499
7%
300-399
1%
700-800
12%
600-699
47%
500-599
35%
400-499
6%
700-800
11%
600-699
47%
500-599
34%
400-499
8%
30-36
45%
24-29
44%
18-23
11%
30-36
22%
24-29
59%
18-23
17%
12-17
2%
30-36
29%
24-29
61%
18-23
10%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,748
Declined + 6,540
Total Received 13,288

Admissions Factors

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Matthew X. Fissinger
Director of Admissions
P: 310 338-2750
F: 310 338-2797
admissions@lmu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,255,897
State $8,638,417
Institutional $47,570,966
Other external $1,042,069
Total $63,507,349

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $15,842,389
Other external $3,416,461
Total $19,258,850

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
crew
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pacific Coast Softball Conference, West Coast Conference, Western Water Polo Association
Mascot
Iggy the Lion
School colors
crimson and navy
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration/Leadership
African-American Studies
Animation
Applied Information Management Systems
Applied Mathematics
Art History
Asian Pacific Studies
Bilingual Elementary Education
Bilingual Secondary Education
Biochemistry
Bioethics
Biology
Business Administration
Catholic School Programs
Chemistry
Chicano Studies
Civil Engineering
Classics
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Counseling
Dance
Economics
Educational Leadership/Social Justice
Educational Studies
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Physics
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science
Environmental Sciences
European Studies
Executive M.B.A.
Film/TV Production
Finance
French
Guidance/Counseling
Health/Human Services
Higher Education Administration
History
Humanities
Individualized Program
International Relations
Law
Law/Tax Law
Liberal Studies/Elementary Education
Management/Human Resources
Marital/Family Therapy
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Modern Languages
Music
Pastoral Theology
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Production Film/Television
Psychology
Reading Instruction
Recording Arts
School Administration
School Psychology
Screenwriting
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Studio Arts
Systems Engineering
Teaching Mathematics
Theatre Arts
Theology
Urban Education
Urban Studies
Women's Studies
Yoga Studies
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Undergraduate

67%

6,259
students

Female
56%
3,515

Male
44%
2,744

Graduate

33%

3,133
students

Female
61%
1,921

Male
39%
1,212

undergraduateFull-time

96%

6,030
students

Female
57%
3,413

Male
43%
2,617

undergraduatePart-time

4%

229
students

Female
45%
102

Male
55%
127

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Hispanic/Latino
44%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
8%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

41%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 63
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Indonesia
Kuwait
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Denise M. Folga
Director of International Students & Scholars
310 338-2937
dfolga@lmu.edu

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