Tool December 2017

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Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 61.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 53.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 40.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 14.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 54.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 46.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 15.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 61.00%
ACT score 24-29: 62.00%
ACT score 30-36: 33.00%
ACT score 24+: 95%
Students applied: 13,506
Students admitted: 7,276
Admission rate: 54%
Students per faculty: 10
4-year graduation rate: 74%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 88%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,631
Full-time enrolled women: 3,413
Part-time enrolled men: 125
Part-time enrolled women: 92
Total enrollment: 6,261

COSTS

Tuition: $45,460
Room and board: $14,255
Est. book expense: $1,854
Fees: $926
Total cost: $62,495
Cost after need-based aid: $42,055
Cost after non-need-based aid: $52,410
Average debt at graduation: $30,698

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 66%
Average need-based aid: $20,440
Average non-need-based aid: $10,085
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
1,515
Average aid package: $29,049
Students receiving need-based aid: 3,286
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 52%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
51%
% receiving student loans: 54%