LMU

Loyola Marymount University

1 Loyola Marymount University Dr, Los Angeles, United States
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  • Total Documents
    15
  • Class Notes
    1
  • Textbook Notes
    9
  • Study Guides
    5
  • Currently Enrolled
    110
  • Previously Enrolled
    14

Overview of Loyola Marymount University (LMU)

About this school

Loyola Marymount University is a Jesuit university committed to the encouragement of learning, the education of the whole person, the service of faith, and the promotion of justice and interculturalism. Its 128-acre campus is located in a residential area of Los Angeles.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,391
    • Men:2,837 (44.4%)
    • Women:3,554 (55.6%)

Location

Admission Information (LMU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Not reported

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
3
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
1

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
February 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Considered if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used as a validity check on the application essay ACT: Used as a validity check on the application essay

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
One LMU Drive
City, State, Zip
Los Angeles, CA  90045-2659
Phone
(310) 338-2750
Fax
(310) 338-2797
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$60
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
December 1
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 20

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Portfolio or audition required for animation, dance, music, and theatre arts programs, portfolio optional for production (film and television) and studio arts programs recommended for freshmen, Portfolio or audition required for animation, dance, music, and theatre arts programs, portfolio optional for production (film and television) and studio arts programs recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
52% of 15,381 applicants were admitted
Women
54% of 9,155 applicants were admitted
Men
51% of 6,226 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,717 (21%) of 8,072 admitted students enrolled
Women
922 (19%) of 4,904 admitted students enrolled
Men
795 (25%) of 3,168 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.75
375 And Above
50%
3.50 - 3.74
24%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
7%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
633 average |580-680 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
19%
• Score 600 - 700
50%
• Score 500 - 600
29%
• Score 400 - 500
2%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
636 average |600-680 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
19%
• Score 600 - 700
58%
• Score 500 - 600
20%
• Score 400 - 500
2%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
28 average |26-31 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
38%
• Score 24 - 29
56%
• Score 18 - 23
6%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (LMU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $48,172 (70.30971772192545%)
  • Room & Board: - $15,185 (22.163353475202147%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,917 (2.797968298449952%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,240 (4.728960504422454%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Loyola Marymount University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001234
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,027 (77.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
668 (65.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
658 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
180 (27.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$28,854
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 625 (95.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,349
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 450 (68.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,156
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 142 (21.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
459 (34.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,034

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,322 (72.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,226 (74.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,198 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
666 (20.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$29,281
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,066 (95.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,916
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,448 (76.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,401
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 453 (14.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,617 (27.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,113

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
53%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,560
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,949

Academics & Instruction (LMU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not reported

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


585

Part-Time Faculty


575

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


48%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 12% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 42% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 34% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 50% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
820
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not reported

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Loyola Marymount University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


91.2%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


70.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


77.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


79.0%

Programs & Majors (LMU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (55)


  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Ancient Studies/Civilization
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Playwriting and Screenwriting
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Radio and Television
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Social sciences, Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Science in Engineering, Master of Business Administration, Master of Legal Studies, Master of Laws, Master of Arts, Master of Laws in Taxation

Master's Programs of Study (30)


  • Accounting
  • Bioethics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Civil Engineering
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Higher Education
  • Law
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Philosophy
  • Reading Education
  • Recreation and Park Management
  • Religious Education
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Systems Engineering
  • Theology
  • Urban Education
  • Writing

Campus Life (LMU)

Location & Geography

Population


3,857,799

Nearest Metropolitan Area


142 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Los Angeles

Weather


Temperature
48.9 average low in January, 76.6 average high in September
Rain
35 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
2 mile(s) from campus in Los Angeles
Nearest Bus Station
11 mile(s) from campus in Los Angeles
Nearest Train Station
11 mile(s) from campus in Los Angeles

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


53% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


47%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Lion
School Colors
Crimson and navy

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, sand volleyball, table tennis

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Loyola Marymount University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


29% of women participate

Fraternities


17% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


6,164

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,391
Women
3,554
Men
2,837

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 11.2% Asian
  • 7.6% Black/African-American
  • 23.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 8.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 49.3% White
  • 0.0% Unknown

International Students


9.8% from 80 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


3,227

Student Resources (LMU)

Study resources