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Loyola Marymount University is a comprehensive co-educational private Roman Catholic Jesuit university, located in Los Angeles, California. LMU was created in 1973 by the union of Marymount College and Loyola University in Los Angeles. LMU's campus covers an area of 150 acres. It offers several programs and degrees through the following colleges and schools:
  • Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Communication and Fine Arts
  • College of Business Administration
  • The School of Education
  • Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering
  • School of Education
  • School of Film and Television
The athletic teams at Loyola Marymount are known as Lions. They participate in the West Coast Conference.

Profile of Loyola Marymount UniversityLoyola Marymount is located in a large city, in Los Angeles, California. The school is officially a Roman Catholic school. Loyola Marymount is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at the school top out at the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

One of the good things about Loyola Marymount is its wide range of programs leading to degrees. Students at the school often study media, law, and drama and performing arts.

Loyola Marymount Selectivity

The admissions department at Loyola Marymount does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 520 to 620 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 640 or higher on the math SAT.

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, the school tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student Enrolment

Loyola Marymount offers classes to 8, 977 students (8, 289 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
The school serves primarily full-time students. Many students live in housing on or near campus. Students sports include formal participation in West Coast Conference competitions.

Loyola Marymount Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management520business, accounting, business and related services
Law439law, tax law, international law
Education and Teaching412secondary teaching, elementary school teaching, reading teaching, school Counselling, educational administration, special ed, education, math teaching, . . .
Liberal Arts317English, political science, history, liberal arts and sciences, sociology, economics, interdisciplinary studies, European studies, . . .
Media162communication studies, radio and television, recording arts tech, animation and special effects
Science123biology, natural sciences, biochemistry, physics, chemistry
Therapy and Counselling114psychology, marriage and family therapy, educational psychology, medical ethids
Engineering88civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, systems engineering, engineering management, engineering physics, various engineering courses
Drama and Performing Arts73playwriting and screenwriting, drama, dance
Photography and Commercial Art57cinematography
Fine Arts52fine arts, art history and criticism
Religion and Philosophy34philosophy, theology, pastoral Counselling
Computer Science and Engineering11computer and info science
Mathematics8applied mathematics, mathematics
Conservation and Resource Management5environmental science
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1kinesiotherapy
Contact: Loyola MarymountLoyola Marymount University

One Lmu Drive

Los Angeles, California 90045-2659

General Phone: (310) 338-2700


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