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Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA

Loyola Marymount University is a Jesuit university committed to the encouragement of learning, the education of the whole person, the service of faith, and the promotion of justice and interculturalism. Its 128-acre campus is located in a residential area of Los Angeles.

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students6,261
   Women3,505 (56.0%)
   Men2,756 (44.0%)
Graduate Students3,069


Entrance Difficulty 
Overall Admission RateNot reported
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.74 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math617 average
570-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading606 average
550-660 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing606 average
560-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite28 average
26-30 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$63,304
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met65%
Average Freshman Award$27,843
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 9% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes


Los Angeles Population3,857,799
Nearest Metropolitan AreaLos Angeles
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 94% of freshmen, 51% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
Sororities33% of women participate
Fraternities 17% of men participate


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
12.1% Asian
7.0% Black/African-American
22.9% Hispanic/Latino
8.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
49.2% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students9.5% from 75 countries
First-Year Students Returning88.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
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Average 3.62 3.93 630 635 28
Low 2.52 3.07 450 480 23
High 4.00 4.70 790 770 36
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• LMU was the only university in the world to receive a section of the Berlin Wall from the City of Berlin.

• LMU education majors can earn both a teaching credential and a master's degree while teaching in underserved Catholic schools.

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