935
Students
Financial aid thermometer
34,826
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
82
82%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Marymount California University is a Comprehensive institution located in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 30800 Palos Verdes Drive East
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA  90275
United States
Contact Meshach Puerto
Assistant Director of Admissions
Email: mpuerto@marymountcalifornia.edu
Phone: 310-377-5501
Fax: 310-303-7698

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,683
Applied
1,391
Accepted
935
Enrolled
83%
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Female Admissions

951
Females Applied
782
Females Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

732
Males Applied
609
Males Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
2.99
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th September 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th September 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 490 440 530
SAT Math 470 420 510
ACT Composite 20 17 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

34,134
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Fees

2,000
Full-time student fees
14,666
Room & board
9,250
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 Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

34,826
Avg. Financial Aid Package
35,846
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,548
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,396
Avg. Loan Aid
14,142
Avg. Grant Aid
23,634
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
81%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
25%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

935
Total undergrad students
17%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 40.53%
Black or African American 7.7%
White or Caucasian 19.68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.43%
Asian 5.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.32%
Two or more races 2.46%
Other 6.52%

Gender

Male (49.73%)
Female (50.27%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 36%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Service Days, Club Days and Spring Formal

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
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Phi Theta Kappa
Most popular organizations:
Latinos Unidos, Student Veterans Organization, Marymount Pride, Black Student Union and Society for Advancement of Management (SAM)

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark No No
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Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
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Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
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Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark No No
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Faculty

99
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 62
Male - 45
Female - 54