6,391
Students
Financial aid thermometer
29,281
Avg. Financial Aid
52
52%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Loyola Marymount University is a Comprehensive institution located in Los Angeles, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA  90045
United States
Contact Phone: 310-338-2700

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
European Studies Checkmark
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics And Special Effects Checkmark
Recording Arts Technology Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
Romance Languages Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics Checkmark
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Ancient Studies Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
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Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Playwriting And Screenwriting Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15,381
Applied
8,072
Accepted
6,391
Enrolled
52%
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Female Admissions

9,155
Females Applied
4,904
Females Accepted
54%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

6,226
Males Applied
3,168
Males Accepted
51%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
3.75
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Portfolio or audition required for animation, dance, music, and theatre arts programs, portfolio optional for production (film and television) and studio arts programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th Not reported
Early decision plan November 1st December 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st December 20th
Transfer March 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 636 600 680
SAT Math 633 580 680
ACT Composite 28 26 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

47,470
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Fees

702
Full-time student fees
15,185
Room & board
10,785
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

29,281
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,854
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,348
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,688
Avg. Loan Aid
11,113
Avg. Grant Aid
20,916
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
65%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
21%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,391
Total undergrad students
10%
International Students
29%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.29%
Black or African American 6.81%
White or Caucasian 44.37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.06%
Asian 10.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.16%
Two or more races 7.21%

Gender

Male (44.39%)
Female (55.61%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 53%

Student Activities

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Marching band Checkmark
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Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

1,160
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 585
Part-time - 575
Male - 614
Female - 546