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Marymount California University

30800 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

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Marymount California University is located in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA and is a nonprofit private institution that assists students to meet their goals. The school's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's mission. Marymount California University, with only approximately 800 students enrolled, provides smaller class sizes and hands on instruction as part of its commitment to students.

The school offers a degree program in Liberal Arts. Students applying for admission are required to submit an application, transcripts, test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the school. 45% of students that apply are admitted to this school, of which 26% choose to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $31,000, but may change yearly. Students are encouraged to visit the school's net price calculator to better understand their personal tuition costs. Housing is available for students, and generally costs approximately $13,000 each year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

For a complete list of areas of study, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please visit the school's website at http://www.marymountpv.edu.

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the applicants Marymount California University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • High School Academic Ranking are Recommended
  • Letters of Recommendation are Recommended
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Recommended
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Recommended

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Acceptance Rate Table

We have provided a table below which represents your chances of getting accepted into Marymount California University.

 Number (Percentage)
Granted Admissions1,415 (45%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled361 (26%)

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Marymount California University is around 790 students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid85%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships85%$16,557
Receiving Student Loans67%$6,366

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 7%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Marymount California University may provide services to students including:

  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Marymount California University is around 30%.