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Tuition & Fees

$35,009

$35,009

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
26%
400-499
43%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
26%
400-499
43%
300-399
24%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
26%
400-499
49%
300-399
19%
200-299
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
15%
18-23
49%
12-17
30%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
42%
12-17
44%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
56%
12-17
30%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1
18

teacher

students

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 886
Declined + 597
Total Received 1,483
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Private (nonprofit)

1,059

undergraduate students

40

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. Media Studies
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Codes

SAT 4515
ACT 317

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School Facts

Marymount California University, founded in 1931, is a private, four-year, liberal arts institution. Its 26-acre main campus is located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,099
Established in 1931
Coeducational Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

26-acre campus in Rancho Palos Verdes (population: 42,448). Major airport and train serve Los Angeles (25 miles); smaller airport and bus serve Long Beach (15 miles).

Marymount California University
30800 Palos Verdes Drive, East
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
26%
400-499
43%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
26%
400-499
43%
300-399
24%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
26%
400-499
49%
300-399
19%
200-299
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
15%
18-23
49%
12-17
30%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
42%
12-17
44%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
56%
12-17
30%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
July 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 886
Declined + 597
Total Received 1,483

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Alan Liebrecht
Dean of Enrollment Management
P: 310 303-7311
F: 310 265-0962
admission@marymountcalifornia.edu

Cost

Tuition $34,134
Room & board $14,412
Additional fees $875
Books & supplies $914
Total $50,335
Average Financial Aid - $32,033
Total with Avg. Aid $18,302

Financial Aid

85%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$32,033

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,047,844
State $2,181,048
Institutional $6,692,521
Other external $77,463
Total $10,998,876

Non-need-based

Federal $336,978
State $0
Institutional $2,881,940
Other external $67,342
Total $3,286,260

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
cross-country
lacrosse
soccer
softball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA
Mascot
Mariners
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Community Psychology
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Economics
English
Fine Art
Foreign Languages
Geography
History
Human Development
International Relations
Liberal Arts
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Media Studies
Music
Nutrition/Food Science
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Pre-Architecture
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Health Sciences
Pre-Medical
Pre-Nursing
Psychology
Religious Studies
Sociology
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

96%

1,059
students

Female
54%
567

Male
46%
492

Graduate

4%

40
students

Female
57%
23

Male
43%
17

undergraduateFull-time

95%

1,012
students

Female
54%
546

Male
46%
466

undergraduatePart-time

5%

47
students

Female
45%
21

Male
55%
26

Student Break-down

19%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
37%
Hispanic/Latino
17%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

80%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s)
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 28
Countries most often represented China
England
Japan
Russia
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Rica Romero
Assistant Director of International Admission
310 303-7207
rromero@marymountcalifornia.edu

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