Loyola Marymount University

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University Overview

Established in 1911, Loyola Marymount University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Los Angeles (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Loyola Marymount University (LMU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Loyola Marymount University (LMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 109 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. LMU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym LMU
Founded 1911
Motto Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam; Tua Luce Dirige
For the greater glory of God; direct us by thy light
Colours Crimson, navy and white

University Location

Address 1 Lmu Drive
Los Angeles
90045-2659 California
United States
Tel +1 (310) 338 2700
Fax +1 (310) 338 1841

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles 90045-8350
(310) 338 2700
310 338 2623

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

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Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Loyola Marymount University's Library
Loyola Marymount University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 543,047 physical volumes, 28,634 physical media, 145,831 digital/electronic medium and 337 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Loyola Marymount University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,215 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1949


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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