#8 Best Private Colleges in California

Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, California

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Student Population
Loyola Marymount University overview
Location Los Angeles, California
Online lmu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Loyola Marymount University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Los Angeles, California, Loyola Marymount University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 17,846 prospective students applied, and 8,411 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,512 enrolled in the school.  8,750 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,088 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $47,470 plus fees of $1,052. Loyola Marymount is ranked 62 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Loyola Marymount is rated within the top 14% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
Very High
Loyola Marymount University overview
SAT 1210/1390
ACT 27/31
GPA 3.72
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Average

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Loyola Marymount University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,917
Other Fees$1,052
Room and Board $13,690
Budget for Other Expenses$3,240
Total One Year Cost$67,369

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$65,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
77% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Loyola Marymount University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 25%
Visual and Performing Arts 15%
Social Sciences 13%
Communication 10%
Biology 6%

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