Loyola Marymount University

Institution Details

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Loyola Marymount University

One Lmu Drive
Los Angeles
School Setting City: Large: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population of 250,000 or more.
Geographic RegionFar West AK CA HI NV OR WA
PresidentDavid Burcham
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is NOT part of a system or corporate entity
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPrivate not-for-profit (religious affiliation) - Roman Catholic
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Semester
A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores Required

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 9,492
Number of Men 3,970
Number of Women 5,522
Percentage Women58%
Percentage Men42 %
Full-time Students 8525
Part-time Students 967
Number of Applicants 11,913
Number of Admitted 5,975
Admissions Rate 50%
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 89%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 11 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesTuition payment plan
In-state Tuition $38,212
Books and Supplies $1,665
On Campus Room and Board $11,750
In-state Fees $913
Out of State Tuition $913
Application Fee $60
Estimated Total$53,513

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 72%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$18,164
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 18%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $5,207
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 20%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $4,271
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 49%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $6,735
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The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesBachelor’s Degree
yesPostbaccalaurate Certificate
yesMaster’s Degree
yesPost-Master’s Degree
yesDoctor’s Degree – research/scholarship
yesDoctor’s Degree – professional practice

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Business/Commerce, General425
Speech Communication and Rhetoric148
English Language and Literature, General104
Psychology, General80
Political Science and Government, General79
Cinematography and Film/Video Production77
Urban Education and Leadership52
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services52
Secondary Education and Teaching49
Elementary Education and Teaching49
Playwriting and Screenwriting47
Natural Sciences47
History, General47

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree1430
Master's Degree606
Post-master's certificate33
Postbaccalaureate certificate2

Additional Services

yesWeekend/evening college
yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers

Sports and Athletics

yesNational Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
yesNCAA or NAIA member for basketball - West Coast Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for baseball - West Coast Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for cross country/track - West Coast Conference

Institution’s internet website address http://www.lmu.edu
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.