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Colleges / Loyola Marymount University

Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate41%

About LMU

Loyola Marymount University is a private, religious university in the suburb of Los Angeles, California. LMU was founded in 1911. The college enrolls around 10,165 students per year, including 7,362 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Loyola Marymount University

Around 41% of applicants get into LMU each year. In 2022, 8,963 out of 21,695 total applicants were accepted.

Loyola Marymount University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 41%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 61%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 59%
Average GPA 4.0
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 59%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 22%

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Loyola Marymount University is located in the suburbs of Los Angeles.

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College Info

1 LMU Drive Los Angeles, CA 90045

Campus Setting: Suburban

LMU Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Feb 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to LMU is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to LMU is Feb 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Loyola Marymount University is a member of the Coalition for College.

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LMU SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1280 - 1430


Math SAT Range

630 - 730


Reading SAT Range

640 - 720

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1430 and Above


1280 to 1430


1280 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for LMU students is 1349. Applicants with SAT scores of 1430 and above have a good chance of being admitted to LMU, while applicants with SAT scores between 1280 to 1430 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1280 have a low chance of being offered a spot at LMU.

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Wondering what life at LMU is like? There are approximately 10,165 students enrolled at LMU, including 7,362 undergraduate students and 2,803 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 66% percent are from CA and 34% percent of students are from other states.


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