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

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.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Marymount California University is around 1,100 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 23% enrolling as graduate students and 96% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

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

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $33,000-$40,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • For part-time students, charges are between $1,400-$1,600 per unit
  • The estimated cost for on campus dorms & meals is around $17,000

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 Aid59%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships59%$21,117
Receiving Student Loans56%$7,552
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

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

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Marymount California University is around 31%.

Intercollegiate Athletics

Marymount California University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The most popular sport is listed below:

  • Soccer
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Marymount California University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Liberal Arts and Sciences


Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Marymount California University for official up-to-date information.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

College Video

School Map