Tuition & Fees

$48,532

$48,532

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
21%
600-699
62%
500-599
16%
400-499
1%
700-800
27%
600-699
49%
500-599
23%
400-499
1%
700-800
13%
600-699
43%
500-599
37%
400-499
6%
300-399
1%
30-36
63%
24-29
32%
18-23
5%
30-36
23%
24-29
62%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%
30-36
43%
24-29
54%
18-23
3%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,411
Declined + 9,435
Total Received 17,846
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Private (nonprofit)

6,700

undergraduate students

3,138

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marketing
  2. Psychology
  3. Communication Studies
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Codes

SAT 4403
ACT 0326

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Location

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 9,838
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: 3,999,759); 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
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

 
10 fraternities 19% of male students
 
12 sororities 25% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
44%
Top 1/4
73%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
21%
600-699
62%
500-599
16%
400-499
1%
700-800
27%
600-699
49%
500-599
23%
400-499
1%
700-800
13%
600-699
43%
500-599
37%
400-499
6%
300-399
1%
30-36
63%
24-29
32%
18-23
5%
30-36
23%
24-29
62%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%
30-36
43%
24-29
54%
18-23
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted None
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Uknown
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,411
Declined + 9,435
Total Received 17,846

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
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Matthew X. Fissinger
Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Admissions
P: 310 338-2750
F: 310 338-2797
admission@lmu.edu

Financial Aid

66%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,544

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $47,470
Room $10,090
Board $4,400
Additional fees $1,062
Books & supplies $1,854
Total $64,876
Average Financial Aid - $30,544
Total with Avg. Aid $34,332
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 310 338-2753
F: 310 338-2793
finaid@lmu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Michael Keane
Assistant Vice Provost for Financial Aid
finaid@lmu.edu

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

Club Sports - Men's

Baseball, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Basketball, Lacrosse, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Billiards, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

William Husak (men's)
Athletics Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
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 Inclusive Education
Catholic School Administration
Chemistry
Chicana/Chicano Studies
Civil Engineering
Classics/Archaeology
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Counseling
Dance
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Leadership/Social Justice
Educational Psychology
Educational Studies
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering Physics
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science
European Studies
Executive M.B.A.
Film/TV Production
Film/Television Production
Finance
French
Guidance/Counseling
Health Care Systems Engineering
Health/Human Sciences
Higher Education Administration
History
Humanities
Individualized Studies
International Relations
Journalism
Juridical Science
Law/Tax Law
Legal Studies
Liberal Studies
Literacy Education
Literacy/Language Arts
Management
Marital/Family Therapy
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Teaching
Mechanical Engineering
Modern Languages
Music
Online Literacy Development for Urban Schools
Pastoral Theology
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Reading Instruction
Recording Arts
School Administration
School Counseling
Screenwriting
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Studio Arts
Systems Engineering
Tax Law
Theatre Arts
Theology
Urban Education
Urban Studies
Women's/Gender Studies
Writing for the Screen
Writing/Producing for Television
Yoga Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marketing
  2. Psychology
  3. Communication Studies

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

9,838

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

6,700
students

Female
55%
3,712

Male
45%
2,988

32%

3,138
students

Female
62%
1,946

Male
38%
1,192

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

6,466
students

Female
56%
3,604

Male
44%
2,862

4%

234
students

Female
47%
108

Male
53%
126

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Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

37%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

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 Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

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
  • 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

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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