Tool December 2016

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Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 68.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 48.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 41.82%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 8.74%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 50.56%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 45.69%
SAT I Math score 700+: 12.36%
SAT I Math score 600+: 58.05%
ACT score 24-29: 61.06%
ACT score 30-36: 28.52%
ACT score 24+: 89.58%
Students applied: 13,288
Students admitted: 6,748
Admission rate: 51%
Students per faculty: 11
4-year graduation rate: 69.7%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 91%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,617
Full-time enrolled women: 3,413
Part-time enrolled men: 127
Part-time enrolled women: 102
Total enrollment: 6,259

COSTS

Tuition: $43,526
Room and board: $14,115
Est. book expense: $1,791
Fees: $954
Total cost: $60,386
Cost after need-based aid: $40,416
Cost after non-need-based aid: $50,093
Average debt at graduation: $30,487

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 66%
Average need-based aid: $19,970
Average non-need-based aid: $10,293
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
1,455
Average aid package: $27,849
Students receiving need-based aid: 3,327
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 53%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
50%
% receiving student loans: 56%