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Marymount California University

  • Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 55%45%
    student ratio
  • 1,034
    total students
  • $31,110 | $31,110
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • 59%
    acceptance rate
  • Minimally Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 460
    sat math
  • 465
    sat reading
  • 460
    sat writing
  • 19
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences and Humanities Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Digital Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

59% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,612
    • Accepted958
    • Acceptance Rate59%
    • Enrolled1,034
    • Female Applicants1,020
    • Females Accepted602
    • Female Acceptance Rate59%
    • Male Applicants592
    • Males Accepted356
    • Male Acceptance Rate60%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
      Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.95
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen July 1st September 1st Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer August 15th September 1st Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 465 410 520
    • SAT Math 460 400 520
    • SAT Writing 460 400 520
    • ACT Composite 19 16 22
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$31,110
    • Out-of-state tuition *$31,110
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$780.00
    • Room and board *$13,005.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,034
    • Male Student Percentage45%
    • Female Student Percentage55%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino35.88%
    • Black or African American8.41%
    • White or Caucasian24.85%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.19%
    • Asian5.32%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1.06%
    • Two or more races3.87%
    • Unknown6.38%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout14.02% representing 27 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students5% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 38%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Yes
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division X No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division X No
    • Soccer Yes Division X Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Track Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division X No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division X No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Track Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty125
    • Full-time Percentage22%
    • Part-time Percentage78%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio17:1 or 1,027 students to 61 faculty

Location & Contact

30800 Palos Verdes Drive East
CA 90275-6299

Mr.Jeremy Smotherman

Director of Admissions

Phone: 310-377-5501 ext. 211
Fax: 310-265-0962
Email: admissions@marymountcalifornia.edu



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