Chances of getting into Loyola Marymount University
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Loyola Marymount University and can I get accepted? The school has a 52% acceptance rate ranking it #40 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,072 out of 15,381 applicants were admitted making Loyola Marymount University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 18 percent. Loyola Marymount University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Loyola Marymount University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT57%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||650|
|SAT Math 25th||600|
|SAT Composite 25th||1250|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||710|
|SAT Composite 75th||1420|
|Average SAT Score||1340|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Loyola Marymount University?
Loyola Marymount University typically requires applicants to be in the top 18 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1250 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 1160. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1340 out of 1600. The school ranks #19 in California for highest average SAT composite score. 57 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1420 and Above||Good||>65%|
|1335 to 1420||Avg +||52%-65%|
|1250 to 1335||Avg -||39%-52%|
|1165 to 1250||Reach||27%-39%|
|Less than 1165||Low||<27%|
Loyola Marymount University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT56%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||27|
|ACT Math 25th||25|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||33|
|ACT Math 75th||29|
|ACT Composite 75th||31|
|Average ACT Score||28|
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 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 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 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #19 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 56 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Loyola Marymount University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|31 and Above||Good||>67%|
|28 to 31||Avg +||52%-67%|
|26 to 28||Avg -||41%-52%|
|24 to 26||Reach||32%-41%|
|Less than 24||Low||<32%|
Avg. High School GPA3.72
Typical High School GradesA-
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Loyola Marymount University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Loyola Marymount University was 3.72 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #23 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Loyola Marymount University accepts 52% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||26%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||16%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||7%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||2%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||21%||18%|
Applications are DueJan 15, 2020
Days left to Apply60
Applicants have 60 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jan 15, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Loyola Marymount University before the Jan 15 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
What are the requirements for admission to Loyola Marymount University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.