#6 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

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 18,576 prospective students applied, and 9,314 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,468 enrolled in the school.  8,855 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 831 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $51,820 plus fees of $1,157. Loyola Marymount is ranked 59 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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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
Weighted GPA 3.85
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2023
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $60

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Loyola Marymount University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,080
Other Fees$1,157
Room and Board $14,268
Budget for Other Expenses$2,933
Total One Year Cost$71,258

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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.

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