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Loyola Marymount University Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Loyola Marymount University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 6,748 out of 13,288 applicants or 51% were admitted making Loyola Marymount University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Loyola Marymount University typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 8,045 5,243 13,288
Accepted 4,039 2,709 6,748
Acceptance Rate 50% 52% 51%
Enrolled 748 606 1,354
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 22% 20%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Loyola Marymount University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Loyola Marymount University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 25 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. 48 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Loyola Marymount University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1200 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1110. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1290 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1200 1380
SAT Reading 610 690
SAT Math 580 690
ACT Composite 25 30
ACT English 25 32
ACT Math 24 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >66%
27 to 30 Avg + 51%-66%
25 to 27 Avg - 41%-51%
23 to 25 Reach 31%-41%
Less than 23 Low <31%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1380 and Above Good >64%
1290 to 1380 Avg + 51%-64%
1200 to 1290 Avg - 38%-51%
1110 to 1200 Reach 26%-38%
Less than 1110 Low <26%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Loyola Marymount University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Loyola Marymount University was 3.72 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Loyola Marymount University accepts 51% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 49% Good
3.50 to 3.75 26% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 7% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 2% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Loyola Marymount University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=117946 IPEDS survey data for Loyola Marymount University.



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