Loyola Marymount University Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Loyola Marymount University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Loyola Marymount University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 6,748 out of 13,288 applicants or 51% were admitted making Loyola Marymount University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.


SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Loyola Marymount University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 610
SAT Math 25th 580
SAT Composite 25th 1200
SAT Scores for Loyola Marymount University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 690
SAT Composite 75th 1380
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Loyola Marymount University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1200 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1110. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1290 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Loyola Marymount University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1380 and Above Good >64%
1290 to 1380 Avg + 51%-64%
1200 to 1290 Avg - 38%-51%
1110 to 1200 Reach 26%-38%
Less than 1110 Low <26%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Loyola Marymount University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 25
ACT Math 25th 24
ACT Composite 25th 25
ACT Scores for Loyola Marymount University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 30
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Loyola Marymount University?

Admission data indicates that Loyola Marymount University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. 48 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Loyola Marymount University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Loyola Marymount University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >66%
27 to 30 Avg + 51%-66%
25 to 27 Avg - 41%-51%
23 to 25 Reach 31%-41%
Less than 23 Low <31%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Loyola Marymount University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.


Admission Statistics

Loyola Marymount University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 8,045 5,243 13,288
Accepted 4,039 2,709 6,748
Acceptance Rate 50% 52% 51%
Enrolled 748 606 1,354
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 22% 20%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Loyola Marymount University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Loyola Marymount University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Loyola Marymount University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=117946 IPEDS survey data for Loyola Marymount University.