Marymount California University

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Marymount California University

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

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At Marymount California University, small means more

More people will see your potential. You’ll have more chances to explore and lead. You’ll gain lasting connections with talented professors who are active in their fields. We offer flexible approaches to class time and just the right nudge to push you further.

Explore, create, and do more in real time at MCU
Turn your business plan into a start-up. Research a new drug for patients. Get an insider look at different industries. Hone your intercultural communication skills in Rome. Connected professors, interactive classes, and off-campus experiences bring learning to life at MCU.

Launch your career
Launch your career with a bachelor’s degree in Biology, Criminal Justice, Digital Communication, Psychology, and more. You’ll gain professional skills you can put to work in real time through internships in the field, access to industry experts, connections with supportive faculty, behind-the-scenes site visits, and other career-driving experiences. You can even add an MBA to any four-year degree with just one extra year.

Graduate in four years at MCU—guaranteed
You’ll meet with your MCU advisor to develop a course plan, stay on track, and get into the classes you need to graduate on time. If you do your part, we’ll do ours. We guarantee it.

Welcome home
With 78 furnished townhomes surrounding a community quad and pavilion, students can enjoy the outdoor fire pit, pool, sand volleyball and basketball courts, and frequent student activities. The University even provides shuttle service to and from campus, local shopping, and recreation.


• BS in Accounting
• BA/BS in Biology
• BA in Business
• BA in Criminal Justice
• BS in Digital Communication Media
• BS in Management
• BA in Psychology
• BA in Multidisciplinary Studies (students must choose two areas of emphasis)
- Arts
- Biology
- Business
- Chemistry
- Computer Science
- Criminal Justice
- Digital Communication
- Human Performance
- Philosophy
- Psychology

• Arts
• Science

Add a one-year MBA to any MCU bachelor’s degree.


• Men’s baseball
• eSports
• Men’s and women’s cross-country
• Men’s and women’s golf
• Women’s indoor volleyball
• Men’s and women’s soccer
• Women’s softball
• Surfing
• Men’s and women’s tennis
• Men’s and women’s track

Study Abroad
MCU offers experiences that enable students to develop fresh perspectives on international political, economic, and social issues. Popular destinations include Cyprus, France, Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom.

Ranked among the top 15 regional colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report

Codes You Need to Know
SAT Code: 4515
ACT Code: 0316
FAFSA Code: 010474

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