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Loyola Marymount University

Loyola Marymount University Rating: 3.7/5 (9 votes)

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History

Founded in 1911 as the all-male Loyola College of Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University (LMU) is a Jesuit institution and one of the largest Catholic universities in the United States. Originally located in downtown Los Angeles, the campus moved to its current location in 1929. The school was renamed Loyola University in 1930 and merged with the all-female Marymount College in 1973.

Students

Located on a 150-acre campus over the Pacific Ocean, Loyola Marymount offers a beautiful setting for the college experience. LMU supports more than 130 student clubs, 15 Greek organizations, and a number of on-campus social activities.

Most Loyola Marymount students live in campus housing.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Student Graduation Demographics

Athletics

The LMU Lions compete in the following NCAA Division I sports:

  • Men’s baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, track, crew, and water polo.
  • Women’s basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, track, volleyball, and crew.

Additionally, a number of intramural sports are available, including football, basketball, volleyball, softball, and more.

Traditions

Founded on a tradition of faith and service, Loyola Marymount’s mission is three-fold:

  • The encouragement of learning
  • The education of the whole person
  • The service of faith and the promotion of justice

Social justice and helping the community are important parts of Loyola Marymount’s philosophy. Its student body participates in more than 350 community organizations, contributing more than 175,000 hours annually to a range of social causes.

Information Summary

Ranks 16th in California and 188th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape 2 0.02
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 25 0.27
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft 1 0.01
Arrest 1 0.01

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 8,843 0.23
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 297 0.01
Forcible Rape 828 0.02
Robbery 10,077 0.26
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 17,264 0.45
Larceny 53,469 1.39
Vehicle theft 15,597 0.41

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 2416th for the average student loan amount.
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Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659
Surrounding communityLarge city (inside urban area, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population39,315 (39,315 urban / N/A rural)
Households15,558 (2.38 people per house)
Median Household Income$56,566
Families9,388 (2.98 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
UndergraduateArts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence
GraduateSingle doctoral (education)
Undergraduate PopulationFull-time four-year, more selective, lower transfer-in
EnrollmentMajority undergraduate
Size & SettingMedium four-year, highly residential

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringDoctoral degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Congressional District643

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees


Ranks 125th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $39,344 $39,344 $39,344
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $696 $696 $696
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $1,641 $1,641 $1,641
FT Graduate Tuition $15,299 $15,299 $15,299
FT Graduate Required Fees $128 $128 $128
PT Graduate per Credit Hour $1,037 $1,037 $1,037
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $57,379 $57,379 $57,379
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $57,410 $57,410 $57,410
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $46,250 $46,250 $46,250

Student Tuition Costs for Professional Fields

  In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Law Degree — Tuition $45,410 $45,410
Law Degree — Required Fees $570 $570

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $37,825 $39,125 $37,825 $39,125 $37,825 $39,125
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,656 $1,665
On-Campus – Room & Board $11,425 $11,750
On-Campus – Other Expenses $3,096 $3,168
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $10,863 $10,962
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $4,059 $4,158
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $4,185 $4,275

Admission Details

Effective as of 2014-09-19
Application Fee RequiredN/A
Undergraduate Application Fee$60
Graduate Application Fee$50
First Professional Application FeeN/A
Applicants 11,472 (4,438 male / 7,034 female)
Admitted 6,209 (2,365 male / 3,844 female)
Admission rate 54%
First-time Enrollment 1,341 (556 male / 775 female)
FT Enrollment 1,340 (556 male / 774 female)
PT Enrollment 1 (N/A male / 1 female)
Total Enrollment9,661

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record  /   / 
College Prep. Completion
Recommendations
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scores
TOEFL
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NCAA
NCAA Basketball Conference West Coast Conference
NCAA Baseball Conference West Coast Conference
NCAA Track & Field Conference West Coast Conference

ACT Test Admission

221st for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting ACT results 44%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 24 / 31
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 24 / 28
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 25 / 29

SAT Test Admission

228th for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting SAT results 79%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 540 / 640
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 550 / 650
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 1090 / 1290

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm Capacity3,210
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

 
Total 87 126 519 233 9 1,164 7 2,281
Accounting 2 1 16 9 27 56
African-American/Black Studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization 2 2
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 1 4 2 9 16
Applied Mathematics, General 1 1 1 3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 1 5 7 13
Asian Studies/Civilization 1 3 7
Bilingual and Multilingual Education 8 1 9
Biochemistry 1 4 2 11 18
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 1 1 2 4 9
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 3 14 5 30 58
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 1 4 5
Business/Commerce, General 26 5 35 29 1 97 1 206
Chemistry, General 3 1 2 6
Cinematography and Film/Video Production 8 7 13 5 1 51 88
Civil Engineering, General 1 15 7 25 52
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 1 1 2
Computer and Information Sciences, General 1 1 4 6
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services 8 31 8 19 73
Dance, General 1 3 1 12 19
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 1 1 7 3 1 19 35
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 2 3 3 1 7 17
Economics, General 2 2 5 4 17 31
Education, General 2 2 6 2 9 22
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 3 2 2 7
Educational Psychology 1 4 2 13 20
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 1 6 7 14
Elementary Education and Teaching 1 24 3 1 22 51
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering/Industrial Management
English Language and Literature, General 2 6 31 3 55 1 104
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 6 3 6 8 26 57
Environmental Science 1 1 1 2 5
European Studies/Civilization 2 3 5
Finance, General 8 11 5 40 67
Fine/Studio Arts, General 6 10 9 20 48
French Language and Literature 2 1 3
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
History, General 1 2 10 1 38 53
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 1 1 1 6 10
International Law and Legal Studies 1 1
Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist 1 1 1 3 6
Latin Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 3 4 2 17 28
Management Information Systems, General 6 3 9
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 4 1 20 12 57 102
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling 1 5 7 12 25
Mathematics, General 1 1 6 8
Mechanical Engineering 5 1 6 8 19 43
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1 1
Multicultural Education
Music, General 1 2 5 8
Natural Sciences 4 10 4 30 52
Pastoral Studies/Counseling 1 12 4 12 29
Philosophy 5 2 18 26
Physics, General 2 1 3
Playwriting and Screenwriting 2 4 6 3 1 24 43
Political Science and Government, General 2 5 21 5 37 75
Psychology, General 12 20 5 44 90
Radio and Television
Reading Teacher Education 18 3 1 25 48
Recording Arts Technology/Technician 2 7 11
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 2 2
School Psychology 4 2 13 19
Secondary Education and Teaching 7 22 2 1 21 56
Sociology 1 7 16 3 28 58
Spanish Language and Literature 2 3 5
Special Education and Teaching, General 4 5 3 18 31
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 3 6 28 10 111 176
Systems Engineering 5 2 7 3 7 24
Tax Law/Taxation 1 8 11 5 26
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 5 1 8 14
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Theology/Theological Studies 4 2 6 14
Urban Education and Leadership 5 12 5 20 43
Urban Studies/Affairs 1 3 3 8
Women's Studies

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 178th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $103,868 ($108,330 male / $90,526 female)
Number of FT Faculty 552 (308 male / 244 female)
Number of PT Faculty 1,096
FT Faculty Ratio 0.5 : 1
Total Benefits $22,697,000

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