Loyola Marymount Admission RequirementsLos Angeles, California
Chances of getting into Loyola Marymount University
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Loyola Marymount and can I get accepted? The school has a 47% acceptance rate ranking it #35 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,411 out of 17,846 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 19 percent. Loyola Marymount University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
Sponsored by Cappex
Find out which students are getting accepted at Loyola Marymount, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.Calculate My Chances
Loyola Marymount SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT62%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||610|
|SAT Math 25th||600|
|SAT Composite 25th||1210|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||690|
|SAT Math 75th||700|
|SAT Composite 75th||1390|
|Average SAT Score||1300|
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 23 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1210 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 1120. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1300 out of 1600. The school ranks #18 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. 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|
|1390 and Above||Good||>60%|
|1300 to 1390||Avg +||47%-60%|
|1210 to 1300||Avg -||34%-47%|
|1120 to 1210||Reach||23%-34%|
|Less than 1120||Low||<23%|
Loyola Marymount ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT47%
|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||29|
|ACT Composite 75th||31|
|Average ACT Score||29|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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 #17 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Loyola Marymount University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|31 and Above||Good||>60%|
|29 to 31||Avg +||47%-60%|
|27 to 29||Avg -||34%-47%|
|25 to 27||Reach||23%-34%|
|Less than 25||Low||<23%|
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. 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|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||20%||18%|
Applications were DueJan 15, 2020
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2020.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
62% of students submit their SAT scores to Loyola Marymount. 47% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
47% 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 1210 and 1390. 62% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.