About the institution
Loyola Marymount University offers a rigorous academic curriculum rich in opportunities for intellectual engagement and real-world experience. LMU’s picturesque campus is nestled safely in the westside of Los Angeles, offering easy access to all the excitement and opportunity of this great city. Our nationally recognized undergraduate and graduate programs offer extensive courses in the arts, business, science, engineering, law, film & television, and much more.
Loyola Marymount is guided by the Jesuit tradition of “educating the whole person.” With an 11:1 student to teacher ratio, small class sizes encourage close working relationships with our award-winning faculty. Students are privileged to gain hands-on experience in cutting-edge research facilities, including LMU’s new Life Sciences building housing brand new state-of-the-art equipment for graduate and undergraduate students alike. Other highlights include a plethora of diverse dining options, an international student center, internship advising and career development, a recreation and wellness center, and an awe-inspiring view of downtown Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean from our beautiful campus in the heart of Southern California.
|Undergraduates, Fall 2014|
|Total undergraduate enrollment||6,087|
|Freshmen to sophomore retention rate||90%|
|Undergraduate graduation rate||76% (6 year)|
|Average class size||21|
|Student to faculty ratio||11:1|
|Live in residence halls|
|Freshman, Fall 2014 Application Summary|
|GPA (4.0 unweighted scale)||3.76|
|SAT Critical Reading and Math||1213|
|SAT Middle 50% Scores||1110 – 1300|
|From other states and countries||32%|
|Number of states||42|
|Number of foreign countries||40|
|Transfers, Fall 2014|
|Mean academic GPA (admitted)||3.47|
|English Proficiency Tests and Minimum Scores||One of the following|
2014-2015 Estimated Cost of Attendance
|Housing Status While Enrolled||On Campus||Off Campus, Not with Parents or Relatives||With Parents or Relatives|
|Tuition and Fees||$41,385||$41,385||$41,385|
|Average Room & Board||$13,277||$11,268||$4,518|
|Average Books/Supplies/Misc. Expenses||$4,964||$5,877||$5,985|
|Total Estimated Cost of Attendance||$59,626||$58,530||$51,888|
An international applicant is eligible for academic merit award consideration. Awards range from $3,000 for full tuition and fees.
ESL Program and/or Support Services
LMU enrolls international students representing more than 71 countries. The Office for International Students provides programs and services that support international students’ and scholars’ social, educational and professional success.
Student Housing Options
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LMU offers 56 major programs, 57 minor programs, 38 master’s degrees, one doctoral degree and 13 credential programs spread across six distinct colleges and schools that each have their own physical spaces, faculty, research budgets and opportunities that await you.