If you are thinking about applying to Loyola Marymount University, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is January 15 and the fee for the application is $60. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Loyola Marymount University offers early decision and also offers early action Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is November 1, which is coming up fast! Loyola Marymount University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 20.
The early decision acceptance rate at Loyola Marymount University is 42%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 50%. Loyola Marymount University accepts about 62% of early action applicants* and 50% all applicants for all deadlines.. Last year,, Loyola Marymount University admitted 210 of the 495 students who applied early decison. Last year, Loyola Marymount University admitted 4,614 of the 7,447 who applied early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Loyola Marymount University must submit the following items. Double check with Loyola Marymount University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|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||√|
Students admitted to Loyola Marymount University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.8.
Out of all students that were admitted, 18.9% submitted a class rank. At Loyola Marymount University 37.1% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 71.9% were in the top 25% and 96% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Loyola Marymount University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||24.7%|
|3.50 and 3.74||21.9%|
|3.25 and 3.49||13.3%|
|3.00 and 3.24||4%|
|2.50 and 2.9||0.4%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0%|
|Loyola Marymount University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Loyola Marymount University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 65% of Loyola Marymount University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 42% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Loyola Marymount University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1230 and 1380 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Loyola Marymount University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1380 and 25% of scored lower than 1230, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Loyola Marymount University student is 1305.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Loyola Marymount University students scored 700 or higher and 75% of students scored 610 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Loyola Marymount University students scored 690 or higher, and 75% scored a 610 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Loyola Marymount University, you should strive to earn between 27 and 31 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 31 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Loyola Marymount University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 31, and three out of four students scored lower than 31 on the ACT.
A 27 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Loyola Marymount University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 27.
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For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is February 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Loyola Marymount University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Loyola Marymount University?
Students who are admitted to Loyola Marymount University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Loyola Marymount University accept transfer credits?
Loyola Marymount University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Loyola Marymount University accepts:
ACE recommendations for credit
Does Loyola Marymount University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Loyola Marymount University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Loyola Marymount University?
No, Loyola Marymount University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
What is Loyola Marymount University's acceptance rate?
Loyola Marymount University's acceptance rate is [rate]%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Loyola Marymount University?
Loyola Marymount University's early decision acceptance rate was 42% in 2021.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Loyola Marymount University?
The early action acceptance rate at Loyola Marymount University was 62% in 2021.
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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.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Loyola Marymount University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.85. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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