Loyola Marymount University is a private, religious school in an suburban setting in Los Angeles, California. Loyola Marymount University was founded in 1911 and now enrolls around 9,686 students a year, including 6,673 undergrads.
Loyola Marymount University offers housing for up to 3,684 students. Most students live off campus,.
Loyola Marymount University's endowment was valued at $477.02 million in 2021. There are 10 Loyola Marymount University undergrads for each full-time professor.
|2021 Loyola Marymount University Admissions Facts At-a Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||50%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||42%|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||62%|
|Mean ACT score||29|
|Mean SAT score||1305|
Loyola Marymount University offers early decision and early action.
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The deadline to apply early to Loyola Marymount University is on November 1, 2021, which is coming up soon!
Loyola Marymount University admits 62% of students that apply early action. 42% of applicants that applied early decision in 2021 got in to Loyola Marymount University.
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Loyola Marymount University admitted 50% of all applicants in 2021. In 2021, 9,314 out of 18,576 total applicants were accepted.
Loyola Marymount University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.
Loyola Marymount University is considered to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Loyola Marymount University, applicants must submit the following items.
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|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Other Requirements||√||√||Applicants to animation, dance, music, and theatre arts are required to submit a portfolio or audition. Applicants to production (film and television) and studio arts have an option to submit a portfolio.|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Loyola Marymount University is 3.8 on a 4.0 scale. The mean composite SAT score is 1305. The mean ACT score for Loyola Marymount University students is 29.
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Loyola Marymount University is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
Out of all applicants, 65% submitted the SAT. 42% submitted the ACT.
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Yes! Loyola Marymount University provides on-campus housing for up to 3,684 students.
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Loyola Marymount University meets 66.2% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $32,921 a year.
The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021
Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.
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About 83% of students who start at Loyola Marymount University come back the next year. Out of the 1,348 students who started at Loyola Marymount University as first-time freshman, 1,006 graduate within four years.
Around 83% of students who started at Loyola Marymount University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 49% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
The average starting salary for recent grads is $57,481 a year. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $31,377 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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Loyola Marymount University is located in the suburban setting of Los Angeles, California, less than an hour from Los Angeles.
If you want to see Loyola Marymount University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take San Diego Freeway Route 405 to Los Angeles, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Los Angeles International.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Loyola Marymount University is Jan 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Loyola Marymount University is Feb 1.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to Loyola Marymount University is 29. Students with an ACT score of 31 and above have a good chance of getting into Loyola Marymount University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 27 and 31 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 27 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1380 and Above
1230 to 1380
1230 and Less
The median SAT score for Loyola Marymount University students is 1305. Applicants with SAT scores of 1380 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Loyola Marymount University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1230 to 1380 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1230 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Loyola Marymount University.
Wondering what life at Loyola Marymount University is like? There are approximately 9,686 students enrolled at Loyola Marymount University, including 6,673 undergraduate students and 3,013 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 67% percent are from CA and 33% percent of students are from other states.
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