Loyola Marymount University

Location
Los Angeles, CA
Student Size
9,686
College Type
Private University|Religious
Accceptance Rate
50%
Average Cost Per Year
$48,758
Student To Faculty Ratio
10:1

About Our College

Marymount was founded in 1950 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM) as Marymount College, a two-year women's school. It was a member school of the Marymount colleges operated by the sisterhood in New York, California and several other states. The campus was located on the former estate of Admiral Presley Marion Rixey, Naval Surgeon General and personal physician to Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and William McKinley. Classes and activities were centered around the former Rixey Mansion, renamed as the university's "Main House."

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