|Admission Standards||Very High|
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How hard is it to get into Loyola Marymount and can I get accepted? The school has a 44% acceptance rate ranking it #27 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,150 out of 18,592 applicants were admitted making Loyola Marymount 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.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Loyola Marymount University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||620|
|SAT Math 25th||610|
|SAT Composite 25th||1230|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||700|
|SAT Math 75th||710|
|SAT Composite 75th||1410|
|Average SAT Score||1320|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Loyola Marymount University?
Loyola Marymount University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 20 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1230 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 1140. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1320 out of 1600. The school ranks #17 in California for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 62 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1410 and Above||Good||>57%|
|1320 to 1410||Avg +||44%-57%|
|1230 to 1320||Avg -||32%-44%|
|1140 to 1230||Reach||21%-32%|
|Less than 1140||Low||<21%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||27|
|ACT Math 25th||25|
|ACT Composite 25th||27|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||34|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||31|
|Average ACT Score||29|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Loyola Marymount?
Admission data indicates that Loyola Marymount regularly accepts students with ACT's of 27 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 15 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 25 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 29 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #16 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Loyola Marymount University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|31 and Above||Good||>57%|
|29 to 31||Avg +||44%-57%|
|27 to 29||Avg -||32%-44%|
|25 to 27||Reach||21%-32%|
|Less than 25||Low||<21%|
What GPA do you need to get into Loyola Marymount University?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Loyola Marymount. 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. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Loyola Marymount will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||21%||18%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Loyola Marymount University is $60.
What are the requirements for admission to Loyola Marymount University and what student information is used for 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.
62% of students submit their SAT scores to Loyola Marymount. 47% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
44% of those who apply are granted admission to Loyola Marymount. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1230 and 1410. 62% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 27 and 31. 47% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.