Founded in 1911 in the very heart of Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University is a top-ranked catholic institution in the US Education System with a total population of a little less than 10,000. The university has an international population of 10.8% which studies across its seven schools and colleges spread around its three campuses.
The institute provides a diverse range of over 178 programs and credentials at the different levels of undergraduate, graduate and doctorate. The university has been imparting quality education for all the aspirants around the world looking to study in the USA with its motto of ‘The encouragement of learning, the education of the whole person, the service of faith and the promotion of justice’.
Loyola Marymount University admissions are available in the 2 seasons of Fall and Spring and follow different deadlines for early and regular decisions. The acceptance rate observed at the university is approximately 47%. However, the chances of enrollment in the early decision round is over 60% and thus, prospective candidates are highly encouraged to apply for admissions at the earliest opportunity.
|Endowment||454 million USD|
|Mode of Program||Full time; Part time; online|
|Campus Housing Capacity||53%|
|Application Season||Fall and Spring|
|Application Fee||50 USD|
|English proficiency tests||TOEFL or equivalent|
|Financial Aid||Available as Grants, Loans and Scholarships|
|Work Study||Available both on and off campus|
|Admission Helpdeskfirstname.lastname@example.org | 310 338-2750|
The university offers a plethora of courses for international aspirants including 60 major and 55 minor undergraduate degrees and programs. The Graduate Division offers 51 master's degree programs, one education doctorate, one doctorate in juridical science, one Juris doctorate and 12 credential programs which can be applied for online at the official website.
The available courses are taught across its seven colleges and schools each for different departments – Liberal Arts, Business Administration, Fine Arts, Science & Engineering, Law, Education, and Film & Television.
The institute also provides 53 student-abroad programs for its applicants. An MBA program from the university can be completed in 21 months to 36 months.
Some of the popular majors offered by the university are- Management, Engineering, Marketing, Psychology, Journalism, Communication, Performing Arts, etc.
The university has three campuses across LA – Westchester Campus, Downtown Law Campus, Playa Vista Campus. The main campus is spread across a vast area of 150 acres.
There are over 200 student organizations and 21 division I and Varsity Sports to be a part of. The average student to faculty ratio is 10:1 with an average undergraduate class size of 19 and a graduate class size of 16.
There are a lot of hangout places on-campus where students gather to study, socialize, or just unwind. The campus also provides 23 Inter/National Greek fraternities and sororities to participate in and learn from.
Application portal: Apply online through Common Application/Coalition Application/LMU Application
Application fee: 50 USD
Student class profile:
Admissions at the institute are offered in the 2 intakes of Fall and Spring. Though deadlines for many programs may vary, some of the common deadlines for sending in applications are as follows:
Early Action and Early Decision: November 1
Regular Decision: January 15
If you are hoping to enroll at the university in the upcoming session, the below mentioned estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US may come in handy for you.
Fee for various programs may vary. The basic fee is as mentioned below.
All the other expenses that a student must take a note of have been tabulated for the ease as follows:
|Type of Expenditure||On Campus (in USD)||Off Campus (in USD)||With family (in USD)|
|Room & Board||16,405||18,144||6,786|
|Books & Supplies||1,971||1,971||1,971|
|Personal & Miscellaneous||2,853||3,996||3,564|
|Parking & Transportation||864||1,278||1,134|
|Loan Fees (estimated)||922||922||922|
|Estimated Total Cost||39,073||42,369||30,435|
Student Employment Services at Loyola Marymount University provide opportunities for part-time employment, workshops, etc. For on-campus employment opportunities, the university has a separate application portal called LionJob.
Graduate students can further apply for graduate assistantships and research assistantships through LionJob.
Alumni of the university are offered benefits and services like access to University Credit Union, dedicated health care navigators, Venue Rental Discounts, Library access, transcript requests, LMU Athletic Summer Camps, Athletic Events, etc.
Some featured alumni of the institute are: Kate Micucci, Artist; Gregory Boyle S.J., Founder, Homeboy Industries; Carol Codrington, Superior Court Justice; David Mirkin, Producer, The Simpsons.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$48,172 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|Loyola Marymount University Enrollment||10302|
|Average Graduation Rate||82.4%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$48,172 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$30,892 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,854 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$13,255 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$3,240 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$13,293 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$4,239 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$4,284 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$4,374 / Year|
|Western Association of Schools and Colleges|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Arts Programs||National Association of Schools of Art and Design|
|Law Programs||American Bar Association|
|Music Programs||National Association of Schools of Music|
|Theology Programs||Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools|
|Programs||National Association of Schools of Dance|
|Programs||National Association of Schools of Theatre|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
RANKED #401 - #500
RANKED #151 - #200
Political Science (International)
Rank (Out of Colleges)
#401 - #500 [Out of 500]
#151 - #200 [Out of 400]
#124 [Out of 650]
#1990 [Out of 2000]
65.8 [Out of 100]
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