- The 2013-2014 "LMU at a Glance" fact card is available in here in PDF.
- Founded: 1911
- Mission: The encouragement of learning, the education of the whole person, the service of faith and the promotion of justice.
- President: David W. Burcham
- Sponsoring Religious Orders: Society of Jesus (Jesuits); Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (R.S.H.M.); Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange (C.S.J.)
- Area: 142 acres
- Location: Los Angeles, California
- LMU offers 60 major and 56 minor undergraduate degrees and programs.
- The Graduate Division offers 41 master's degree programs, one education doctorate, one juris doctorate and 12 credential programs.
- Colleges and Schools: Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts; College of Business Administration; College of Communication and Fine Arts; Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering; Loyola Law School; School of Education; School of Film and Television
- 19 student housing facilities for 3,210 students
- 19 Division I sports (10 women, 9 men)
- Member of the West Coast Conference
- 140 clubs and organizations
- 17 national Greek fraternities and sororities
- LMU's student media: KXLU 88.9 FM; The Los Angeles Loyolan (award-winning newspaper); The Tower (award-winning yearbook); ROAR Network (award-winning television network)
- Undergraduate: 6,087; Graduate: 2,220; Law School: 1,236; Total: 9,543
- Undergraduate tuition + fees: $40,040 (2013-14)
- Graduate tuition: $990-$1,309 (2013-14, per unit, by program)
- Average room + board: $13,200 (2013-14)
- Average undergraduate class size: 20
- Average graduate class size: 16
- Student to faculty ratio: 11-1
- Ethnicity of students: American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%; African-American: 5.6%; Asian: 10.5%; Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%; Hispanic/Latino: 22.1%; White/Non-Hispanic: 49.0%; Multi-race: 7.3%; International: 5.2%
- Undergraduate students by geographic origin: California: 78%; Out-of-state: 22%
- Faculty awards: Fulbright Scholars: 19 (past 10 years); Nobel Prize Winners: 2; Pulitzer Prize Winners: 1; Princeton Fellowship: 1
- Faculty research grants and contracts: $5.1 million in FY2013
- Number of full-time faculty: 544
- Number of endowed chairs: 25
- Number of endowed undergraduate scholarships: 241
- Amount contributed to student grants and scholarships by LMU, 2013-14: $92.5 million
- Undergraduate students who received financial aid, 2013-14: 84%
- Ethics at LMU: Eight endowed chairs in ethics; all undergraduates take at least one ethics course; LMU offers an interdepartmental minor program in ethics
- Total undergraduate: 48.047
- Total graduate: 18,082
- Total Loyola Law School: 16,861
- Undergraduate alumni in California: 34,935 (76%)
- Graduate alumni in California: 13,453 (79%)
- Undergraduate alumni in Los Angeles County: 20,468 (45%)
- Graduate alumni in Los Angeles County: 9,317 (55%)
- Undergraduate alumni who have graduated since 1980: 36,725 (76%)
- Undergraduate alumni who have graduated since 1990: 28,542 (59%)
- Undergraduate alumni who have graduated since 2000: 18,773 (39%)
LMU in L.A.
- Generates approximately $443 million annually in direct economic activity in Los Angeles County
- Employs nearly 2,000 faculty and staff
- Students volunteer more than 175,000 service hours a year with 350 community organizations.
- LMU Family of Schools partners with 8 public schools, 1 public charter school and 4 Catholic schools in the Westchester/Playa community.
- Loyola Law School is the first ABA-accredited law school in California with a mandatory pro bono requirement.
- The 1.7-acre Ballona Discovery Park brings science, education and community together through partnership between LMU, Friends of Ballona Wetlands and Play Vista. LMU has contributed $700,000 toward the park's construction.
- LMU ranks 3rd in “Best Universities with Master’s Programs in the West.” U.S. News & World Report, 2014
- The William H. Hannon Library rates among the 20 best in the country. The Princeton Review’s guide to “The Best 378 Colleges,” 2014
- Seaver College of Science and Engineering ranks 22nd in undergraduate engineering programs. U.S. News & World Report, 2014
- School of Film and Television ranks 9th nationally and wins praise for its documentary and animation programs. The Hollywood Reporter, 2013
- LMU places 28th in the West and 149th overall. Forbes’ guide to “America’s Top Colleges,” 2013
- School of Education ranks 74th out of 278 in “Best Graduate Schools” U.S. News & World Report, 2014
- Loyola Law is no. 6 for trial advocacy programs and No. 7 for tax law. U.S. News & World Report, 2014
- Sierra Club lists LMU 60th among the nation’s “Coolest Schools” for environmental initiatives and practices for 2013.
- LMU is listed among universities that demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainability in academic offerings and campus infrastructure. The Princeton Review’s “Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2013 Edition.”
- 100 percent of campus sprinklers respond automatically to local weather conditions.
- Started recycling in 1990; first campus-wide collegiate recycling program in California, 1993.
- One of the first campuses in the state to recycle 100% of green waste.
- Solar rooftop systems on university Hall and Von der Ahe library won a federal Green Power Award in 2003.
- About three-quarters of the campus uses reclaimed water for irrigation.
- LMU has three LEED-certified (leadership in energy and environmental design) buildings.