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Marymount California University

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate93%
Acceptance Rate93%

Marymount California University Academics

Marymount California University requires a minimum of 120 units to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Marymount California University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Marymount California University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Marymount California University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 39% of students who start college at Marymount California University complete all the credits required within six years.

Marymount California University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Marymount California University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take At Marymount California University?

Marymount California University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Marymount California University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Marymount California University

When choosing a major, Marymount California University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Marymount California University.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.

Double Majoring at Marymount California University

Marymount California University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Marymount California University

Does Marymount California University Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Marymount California University offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Marymount California University Have An Online Program?

✅ Marymount California University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Marymount California University Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Marymount California University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Marymount California University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Marymount California University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Marymount California University Require Internships?

❌ Marymount California University studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Marymount California University does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.

Additional Information About Marymount California University

Marymount California University Library

The main library on campus is the College Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Marymount California University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Marymount California University offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in business administration


Does Marymount California University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Marymount California University does not have any ROTC programs.

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