Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Affordability and Cost

Average Net Price Average net price for full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates paying the in-state or in-district tuition rate who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution. Other sources of grant aid are excluded. Aid awarded anytime during the full aid year is included.

Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state or local government, or institutional grant and scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies and the weighted average room and board and other expenses.
$40,676
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Average Net Price By Family Income
Income
Average Amount
< $30k
$30,629
$30k - $48k
$27,230
$48k - $75k
$34,912
$75k - $110k
$37,635
$110k+
$47,331
Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$48,172
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$48,172
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$13,690
Books and Supplies
$1,917
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Financial Aid: visit page
Financial Aid Email: [email protected]

Aid & Grants

0
100
69%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
17%
Average Aid Per Year
$19,787
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
17%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,211
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$17,917
Students receiving state aid
11%
Average State Grant Aid Per Year
$8,968
Students receiving federal aid
12%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,211
Average Grant & Scholarship By Family Income
Income
Average Amount
< $30k
$33,178
$30k - $48k
$33,370
$48k - $75k
$29,910
$75k - $110k
$21,954
$110k+
$14,977
Total Needs Based Scholarships/Grants Total amount of grant or scholarship aid awarded to all undergraduates from the federal government, state/local government, the institution, and other sources known to the institution.
$3,397,095
Total Non-Need-Based Scholarships/Grants
$23,482,861

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
38%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,516
Students receiving federal loans
36%
Average Federal Loans Per Year
$5,262
Average Other Loans Per Year
$4,288
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$19,491
Loan Default Rate
3%
US National: 7%
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$234

What Students Are Saying

4.01 Average Rating
It is a pricey school to attend, but it is obvious why when you see all the materials and resources you have access to and how all of the buildings are set up. There is also a lot of free stuff that the school provides.
Jasmine from Los Angeles, CA
This school is more on the pricey side, but you learn so much more. For my major, Film Production, I was torn between being frugal and going to a UC, or attending LMU and paying twice as much. However, I have been exposed to more hands on experiences than I would have at any UC offering film. Also, professors allow you to express your mind openly and argue socratically during classes. The tuition is more than worth it for film kids. Also, the opportunities they have for networking within the film industry is phenomenal and mind blowing. If you want to get every penny's worth, then LMU is definitely the University a high school student should look at.
Kelly from MORGAN HILL, CA
The housing could be a little better, but other than that I feel it's just about worth about. It is quite expensive, but the teachers and facilities are great, so I can't complain. Also, they have great scholarship packages and one can earn a good deal through work-study.
Cady from Los Angeles, CA
This was an expensive education, there's no way around it. To get the most out of it you really have to be involved and take advantage of the huge alumni network to start reaching out to people in your field that have you shadow them and offer advice.
Kyana from Los Angeles, CA
So its a little pricey. What great school isn't? Believe me, this education is worth it.
Maribel from Los Angeles, CA
Private Catholic University= extremely high tuition rates but I feel like if you put in the effort in your classes and your social life you will get back everything you are paying for. One of the best things about LMU is that it is such a small campus that it's really hard to get lost and the biggest class I have had so far is 25 people and next semester I'm taking a class with 6 people. I love the small class sizes because then you are able to make a more personally connection with your professors which is great when you need a letter of recommendation.
Kelly from Los Alamitos, CA
Yes LMU is very expensive but every penny you pay is worth it. There are so many opportunities and things to do in school. LMU has Division I sports (soccer,tennis,basketball water polo...), sport clubs(soccer, tennis, rugby...), intramurals very popular at LMU (football, indoor/outdoor soccer, tennis, ping pong, basketball) random fun clubs, frats, sororities, service organizations, study groups, and dorm activities. When I arrived to LMU I was overwhelmed by all the opportnities offered. I wanted to do so many things. I was very excited and signed up for a lot of things. This semester I did a little bit of everything. Feed the hungry (make sandwhiches for homeless in Santa Monica), El Espejo (mentoring group), MeCha group, Tennis club, and LBSA (latino business student association). Next semester I plan to be in Crimson Circle, a service organization and in my dorm activities group. Before coming LMU I was very nervous and a little stressed that my parents where paying so much money for college. After finishing my first semester I now know that the cost of LMU is worth it. Both the Academics and the Extracurriculars at LMU are the best!
Alejandro from Chula Vista, CA
The library is open 24 hours a day, the professors are always willing to work with you, and you can't beat the view from the bluff. There are just a lot of little things- cost of food, for example- that seem ridiculously high.
cg12 from MN
There are many well-to-do type of people that either are students or associates with the school, and as a student you will be able to network with them. The school is constantly having different types of speakers for all sorts of majors come on campus and have meet and greets and speeches to talk about their profession. Furthermore, there are many workshops, especially for freshman, that can help you build your resume, develop better study skills, and even offer free tutoring/essay revisions in the The Learning Center. If you need help in any way all the staff and professors are available, and are willing to go out of your way to help you succeed.
Daniel from Mission Viejo, CA