Loyola Marymount University

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School Overview

Loyola Marymount University is a Los Angeles-based private university. Its educational philosophy is based upon Jesuit and Marymount values. Loyola is just one of 28 higher education institutions in the United States affiliated with the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.

General Information

Admission Office

Admissions, 1 LMU Drive

Xavier Hall 100

Los Angeles, CA 90045-8350

(310) 338-2750

(800) 568-4636

Fax: (310) 338-2797



Contact: Matthew Fissinger

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1 LMU Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90045

(310) 338-2700

www.lmu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 5,676

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,261

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,509

Graduate enrollment: 1,964

Setting

Suburban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 50%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 88%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $32,024 $34,142 $35,629 $36,622 +2.79%
Books and Supplies $1,314 $1,360 $1,638 $1,620 -1.10%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $11,290 $11,808 $12,025 $12,397 +3.09%
Other $2,105 $2,105 $3,042 $2,979 -2.07%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $10,540 $11,290 $11,290 $10,980 -2.75%
Other $2,304 $2,304 $3,963 $3,897 -1.67%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $46,733 $49,415 $52,334 $53,618 +2.45%
In-state Off Campus $46,182 $49,096 $52,520 $53,119 +1.14%
In-state with Family $33,338 $35,502 $37,267 $38,242 +2.62%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $14,292
In-state Student Fees $120
Out-of-state Tuition $14,292
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $120

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 1,008 80%
Grant or scholarship aid 820 65% $15,970,428 $19,476
• Federal grants 183 15% $952,175 $5,203
• Pell grants 183 15% $654,350 $3,576
• Other federal grants 168 13% $297,825 $1,773
State and local government grant or scholarships 154 12% $1,434,831 $9,317
Institutional scholarships or grants 815 65% $13,583,422 $16,667
Student loan financial aid 608 48% $4,847,072 $7,972
• Federal student loans 577 46% $2,602,276 $4,510
• Other student loans 275 22% $2,244,796 $8,163

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 1409 687 401 78
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 23
African-american/black Studies 4
Asian Studies/civilization 6
European Studies/civilization 6
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-american/chicano Studies 4
Women’s Studies 3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 67
Biochemistry 10
Biology/biological Sciences, General 57
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 375 137
Accounting 51
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 4
Business/commerce, General 324 133
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 141
Radio and Television 4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 137
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 24
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 12
Recording Arts Technology/technician 12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 5 4
Computer and Information Sciences, General 5 4
Education 369 10 35
Bilingual and Multilingual Education 10
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 39
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General 7
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 40 10 35
Elementary Education and Teaching 65
Multicultural Education 2
Reading Teacher Education 28
Secondary Education and Teaching 71
Special Education and Teaching, General 42
Teaching English As A Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
Urban Education and Leadership 65
Engineering 52 42
Civil Engineering, General 26 4
Civil Engineering, Other
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 8 4
Engineering Physics/applied Physics 1
Engineering, Other
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering 17 17
Structural Engineering
Systems Engineering 17
Engineering Technology, General
Engineering/industrial Management
English Language and Literature/letters 75 14
English Language and Literature, General 75 14
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 29
Ancient/classical Greek Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 2
French Language and Literature 3
Latin Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature 24
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 2 29
Bioethics/medical Ethics 13
Kinesiotherapy/kinesiotherapist 2
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling 16
History 35
History, General 35
Legal Studies, General 391 43
International Law and Legal Studies 14
Law 391
Tax Law/taxation 29
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 42
Humanities/humanistic Studies 8
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 34
Mathematics and Statistics 14 2
Applied Mathematics, General 10
Mathematics, General 4 2
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 55
Ancient Studies/civilization 6
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 7
Natural Sciences 42
Natural Resources and Conservation 1 2
Environmental Science 1 2
Physical Sciences 4
Chemistry, General 2
Physics, General 2
Psychology 66 17
Counseling Psychology
Educational Psychology 17
Psychology, General 66
School Psychology
Social Sciences 178
Economics, General 32
Political Science and Government, General 74
Sociology 64
Urban Studies/affairs 8
Theology and Religious Vocations 20 45
Pastoral Studies/counseling 33
Theology/theological Studies 20 12
Visual and Performing Arts 201 26
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 12
Art/art Studies, General
Cinematography and Film/video Production 43 19
Dance, General 27
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General 43
Fine/studio Arts, General 37
Music, General 13
Playwriting and Screenwriting 26 7
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
Asian Studies B
European Studies B
Hispanic-American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Dance B
Design/Visual Communications B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Production/Cinematography B
Film Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Playwriting/Screenwriting B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B,C

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Radio/Television B

Communications Technologies

Animation/Special Effects B
Recording Arts Technology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Engineering

Civil Engineering B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Engineering Physics B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
French B
German B
Greek, Ancient B
Greek, Modern B
Latin B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Art Therapy B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Ancient Studies/Civilization B
Natural Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Loyola Marymount University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(310) 338-2700
Website:www.lmu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address:One Lmu Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:9,330
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):76%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:9,086 (97% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$44,480
Out-of-state Tuition:$44,480
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$19,473

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Loyola Marymount University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Loyola Marymount University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies5
Biological and Biomedical Sciences12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services64
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education5111
Engineering245
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4
Health Professions and Related Programs113
History1
Legal Professions and Studies211
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies3
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
Physical Sciences2
Psychology111
Social Sciences5
Theology and Religious Vocations12
Visual and Performing Arts72
Grand total1254332

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Loyola Marymount University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Loyola Marymount University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$44,480
Out-of-state$44,480
Books and supplies$1,791

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$20,065
Out-of-state$20,065

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,22891%
Grant or scholarship aid1,14084%$19,473
Student loan aid57943%$8,620

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,87778%$20,017
Federal student loans2,61042%$6,784

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Loyola Marymount University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Loyola Marymount University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants13,5065,4588,048
Percent admitted100%53%55%
Percent admitted who enrolled10%11%9%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Loyola Marymount University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment9,330
Undergraduate enrollment6,261
Graduate enrollment3,069

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Loyola Marymount University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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