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Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, USA
4.01 Average Rating

Formed by a merger between Marymount College and Loyola University, Loyola Marymount University is a private school affiliated with the Jesuit religion and one of the largest Roman Catholic universities on the West Coast. Spread across 142 acres in suburban Los Angeles, California, LMU is home to seven schools offering 60 bachelor’s degree-granting programs. As a Catholic institution, LMU holds daily mass twice per day as well as three masses on Sundays. Throughout the year, LMU’s Mane Entertainment schedules a number of on-campus events including stand-up comedians, student talent competitions, and a weekly open mic.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
71%
Out of State Students
21%
0
100
54%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 29
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1222
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2018
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2018
Fall Regular Decision January 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
9,618
Total Number of Undergrads
6,391
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
69%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
78%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$37,606
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$43,526
Out-of-State Tuition
$43,526
0
100
68%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
84%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,428
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
45%
55%
Student Organizations
156
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Los Angeles
San Francisco
Orange
San Diego
New York
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$55,800
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What Students Are Saying

4.01 Average Rating
LMU has a beautiful campus with lots of potential for student involvement in clubs, sororities or fraternities while maintaining high academic standards. It is a jesuit school, but there is no mandatory religious involvement.
Kyana from Los Angeles, CA
Where can you find a university with a highly regarded reputation for advancing worldwide social justice that has the feel of a united and intimate small community? Loyola Marymount University (LMU) stands out among universities for the activism and academic contributions of its faculty, staff, and students.
Michelle from Playa Vista, CA