Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1138
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $39,344
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,469
  • University Selectivity
    54%
  • University Yield
    22%
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1926
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
1 LMU Drive, MS8387
Los Angeles, California 90045, United States
Website
405x225

College of Business Administration

The College of Business Administration at Loyola Marymount University was established in 1926 and is accredited by AACSB International. The CBA’s mission is to develop the whole person. Approximately 1,400 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students are enrolled in the CBA. Undergraduate degrees: Accounting, Applied Information Management Systems, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Management and Finance. Graduate degrees: MBA and Executive MBA. The part-time MBA program offers flexible schedules and small classes, while the Saturday-only EMBA program is designed to meet the realities of the new global business environment.

What Current Students Say See All 5 Comments >

Very small class sizes which allows us to have a personal relationship with professors who can provide us with business connections. Entrepreneurship and Accounting departments are amazing. Every business class requires you to form teams and make professional presentations.

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Events Calendar

  • Sep 30
    Master of Science in Accounting Application Deadline (Spring 2015)

    Los Angeles, CA

    The overall objective of the Master of Science in Accounting program is to provide an opportunity for students with an undergraduate degree in accounting to complete their accounting education in a high quality program that will enhance their future professional growth opportunities. The program will equip students with the necessary advanced knowledge and skills to be productive and ethical accounting professionals and leaders.

About Loyola Marymount University

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
54% Loyola Marymount University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. High school GPA
  2. Secondary school record
  3. SAT/ACT scores
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT
  • Min. ACT
  • Min. GPA 0.00
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT
  • Min. ACT
  • Min. GPA
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
0% 0.0
54% 54
22% 22
54% School Selectivity
22% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT
  • ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
2469% 2,469
60% 60
23% 23
60% Program Selectivity
23% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers 3.0
  • Other transfer requirements Must have completed Calculus with a grade of B or higher and both Macro- and Microeconomics with a grade of B- or higher.
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Deloitte & Touche
Top Employer
  • KPMG
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • Ernst & Young
More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
0%
0%
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
87% Graduates seeking full-time employment
13% Graduates not seeking employment
27% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 20
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 37
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 126
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 1,221
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
career aptitude and interest testing, career counseling, mock interviews, informational interviews, workshops, career fairs, internships.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$54,950
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $39,344
  • Fees $696
  • Expenses $14,910
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$54,950
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $39,344
  • Fees $696
  • Expenses $14,910
67% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 4% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 35%
  • Merit 65%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://financialaid.lmu.edu
Scholarships
$14,600,000
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$15,100,000
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • College of Business Administration
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
28% 26
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
38% 22
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
College of Business Administration 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
More Information
Business Program Classes
25% Less than 20 Students 1% More than 50 Students
74% 21 to 50 students
22 Average number of students in non-business required electives
63 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Campaign Planning & Strategy
  • Transmedia Content Creation
  • The CFO Perspective
  • Consulting Enterprise
  • Marketing & Social Media
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2009
Degrees Offered
  • BS/Accounting
  • BS/Applied Information Systems
  • BBA/Applied Information Systems
  • BBA/Entrepreneurship
  • BBA/Finance
  • BBA/Management
  • BBA/Marketing
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
89% 89
71% 71
Prominent Faculty
  • David Stewart

    Marketing

  • David Officer

    Finance

  • Peter Ring

    Management

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    work/study on or off campus, internships for course credit (paid or unpaid) both during the school year and in summer.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Short programs for business study in Spain, Korea, and China. 6-week summer programs in various locations. New Europe business-focused program in Bonn, Germany during the academic year. Exchanges with other Jesuit universities. Programs worldwide.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    VITA (Volunteers in Tax Assistance) program, community service projects led by faculty and by student organizations (related to coursework or not), Alternative Spring Break programs both domestically and abroad.

Students

31% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 38% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1220 75th Percentile Score on SAT 28 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
50% 50
Hispanic
19% 19
Asian American
16% 16
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
86%
3%
5%
5%
0%
1%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
93% 93
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
7% 7
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
Canada
0% 0
18 Average age of full-time students
91% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
59% 59
68% 68

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 12,803
Alumni Donations
Average Gift Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • John T. Stankey

    CSO & Group President, AT&T

  • Stephen F. Page

    Vice-Chairman & CFO, United Technologies Corp. (retired)

  • R. Chad Dreier

    CEO, Ryland Group (retired)