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Marymount California University (formerly Marymount College), established in 1968, is a private, Catholic liberal arts college open to students of all faiths. Its main campus is located in Palos Verdes, about 25 miles south of Los Angeles.

Website: www.marymountcalifornia.edu/

Private
Co-ed
735
Undergraduate
Students
(49.1%) 361 Women
(50.9%) 374 Men
26
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
96% of 1,441 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.99
SAT Math
455-598 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
544 average
480-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
17-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$53,156
Tuition and Fees
$36,134
Room and Board
$12,138
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Freshman Award
$32,244
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,905
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
34
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 26% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Rancho Palos Verdes Population
42,448
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
34% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Mariner
Sororities
55% of women participate
Fraternities
55% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.0% Asian
8.5% Black/African-American
48.9% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
26.8% White
5.0% Unknown
International Students
18.2%
First-Year Students Returning
53.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
22.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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