Marymount California University: Review & Facts

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Marymount California University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,100 students enrolled. This school was established in 1932 and is the only school located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

Marymount California University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
7
Few
At Marymount California University you can get your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Marymount California University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 7 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Management, Psychology, and Broadcasting. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
58%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Marymount California University student retention rate is low at 58% (way below California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Marymount California University is reasonably decent: 18:1. Learn more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,700
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high - about $33,000 a year. The additional fees at Marymount California University (not included in tuition costs) are about $1,700; this makes it a total of $34,700 per year.

Read the details about Marymount California University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
45%
As reported in recent data, 3,168 applications were submitted and 1,415 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Marymount California University is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Marymount California University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (310) 377-5501 or check Marymount California University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$12,100
High
Marymount California University provides study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Marymount California University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Marymount California University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 500 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is very high: approximately $12,100 per year.

Based on the college crime data, Marymount California University appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Marymount California University Location and Maps



Post Address: Marymount California University, 30800 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rancho Palos Verdes, California 90275-6299, USA
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