Loyola Marymount University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$54,630
4.44% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$52,815
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.956%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
41.3%
21,695 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
10,165
92.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
81.5%
1,081 Graduates

About

Loyola Marymount University is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Loyola Marymount University were Law (332 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 2,936 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Loyola Marymount University. 58.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,197 degrees), 1.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (796 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Loyola Marymount University is $54,630, which is $30,634 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Loyola Marymount University is $54,630, which is $30,634 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $52,815.

In 2022, 88% of undergraduate students attending Loyola Marymount University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 32% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$54,630
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Loyola Marymount University was $54,630. The cost of tuition at Loyola Marymount University is $30,634 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$52,815
2022 Value
31.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Loyola Marymount University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $52,815. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Loyola Marymount University grew by 31.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,280
Room and Board
$1,125
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Loyola Marymount University was of $16,280 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.55% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.17% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

88%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
32%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Loyola Marymount University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 9.28% with respect to 2021, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0.956%
2019 Default Rate
17
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Loyola Marymount University was 0.956%, which represents 17 out of the 1779 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Loyola Marymount University received 21,695 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 13.9% annual growth. Out of those 21,695 applicants, 8,963 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 41.3% acceptance rate.

There were 10,165 students enrolled at Loyola Marymount University in 2022. 19% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Loyola Marymount University has an overall enrollment yield of 17.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

41.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
8,963
Accepted Out of 21,695

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Loyola Marymount University was 41.3% (8,963 admissions from 21,695 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 45.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 13.9%, while admissions grew by 2.7%..

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SAT Scores

19%
Submission Percentage (2022)
300
Scores Submitted (2022)

19% of enrolled first-time students at Loyola Marymount University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Loyola Marymount University had a total enrollment of 10,165 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Loyola Marymount University is 9,381 students and the part-time enrollment is 784. This means that 92.3% of students enrolled at Loyola Marymount University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Loyola Marymount University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.8% White, 25.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.86% Asian, 7.27% Black or African American, 6.8% Two or More Races, 0.0885% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.059% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Loyola Marymount University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (22%), followed by White Male (19.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (22.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (20.7%) and White Male (15.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Loyola Marymount University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,165 students. The full-time enrollment at Loyola Marymount University is 9,381 and the part-time enrollment is 784. This means that 92.3% of students enrolled at Loyola Marymount University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

88%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Loyola Marymount University was 88%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Loyola Marymount University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,043 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,602 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    1,002 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Loyola Marymount University is 39.8% White, 25.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.86% Asian, 7.27% Black or African American, 6.8% Two or More Races, 0.0885% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.059% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 28 students (0.275%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 512 more women than men received degrees from Loyola Marymount University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Loyola Marymount University is white (1,197 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (796 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Loyola Marymount University is Law (332 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Loyola Marymount University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (410 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (345 degrees), and Communication Technologies (27 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Loyola Marymount University are Elementary & middle school teachers (180,578 people), Other managers (150,265 people), Postsecondary teachers (142,515 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (125,832 people), and Secondary school teachers (113,305 people).

The most specialized majors at Loyola Marymount University in 2022 are Legal (410 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (345 degrees), Communication Technologies (27 degrees), English (76 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (25 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Loyola Marymount University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Loyola Marymount University are Legal (410 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (345 degrees), Communication Technologies (27 degrees), English (76 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (25 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Loyola Marymount University are Elementary & secondary schools (414,270 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (288,727 people), Computer Systems Design (144,144 people), Legal services (122,544 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (99,837 people).

The most specialized majors at Loyola Marymount University are Legal (410 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (345 degrees), Communication Technologies (27 degrees), English (76 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (25 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Loyola Marymount University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 158 degrees awarded
  2. 154 degrees awarded
  3. 115 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Loyola Marymount University was General Psychology with 158 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,212
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,724
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,212 degrees were awarded to men at Loyola Marymount University, which is 0.703 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,724).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 146 degrees were awarded to men at Loyola Marymount University in Law, which is 0.785 times less than the 186 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 186 degrees were awarded to men at Loyola Marymount University in Law, which is 1.27 times more than the 146 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

75%
100% Completion Time
83%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 75% of students graduating from Loyola Marymount University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 83% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 83% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Loyola Marymount University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.0925% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,197 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    796 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    260 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Loyola Marymount University is white (1,197 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (796 degrees).

0.17% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    688 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    511 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    509 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Loyola Marymount University is white female (688 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (511 degrees).

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Operations

Loyola Marymount University has an endowment valued at nearly $637M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 24M (3.76%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Loyola Marymount University had a total salary expenditure of 419M. Loyola Marymount University employs 231 Professors, 194 Assistant professors and 162 Associate professors. Most academics at Loyola Marymount University are Male Professor (133), Female Assistant professor (102), and Female Professor (98).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Loyola Marymount University are: Business and Financial Operations, with 274 employees, Management, with 263 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 200 employees.

Endowment

$637M
2022 Endowment
2.21%
growth from 2021

Loyola Marymount University has an endowment valued at about $637M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Loyola Marymount University grew 2.21% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $591M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $24.2M - Federal
  2. $2.38M - State
  3. $1.22M - Local

As of 2022, Loyola Marymount University received $24.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.38M from state grants and contracts, and $1.22M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$186M
2022 Salaries
3.73%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Loyola Marymount University paid a median of $186M in salaries, which represents 44.5% of their overall expenditure ($419M) and a 3.73% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$73.9M
Instructional Salaries
634
Number of Employees

In 2022, Loyola Marymount University paid a total of $73.9M to 634 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
231 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
274 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Loyola Marymount University were Professor with 231 employees, Assistant professor with 194 employees, and Associate professor with 162 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Loyola Marymount University were Business and Financial Operations with 274 employees, Management with 263 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 200 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Loyola Marymount University was Male Professor with 133 employees, Female Assistant professor with 102 employees, and Female Professor with 98 employees.

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