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At LMU, we illuminate new ways of thinking where creativity is boundless and justice prevails. Where progress is celebrated. For over a century, we’ve empowered leaders in their ambitious pursuit to secure a brighter world for all.

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Become an LMU Lion

Admitted students and their families are invited to join university deans, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and current students to experience the many benefits of an LMU education.

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Ignite Culture

Emilie Coon, Research Assistant and Surfer

San Diego native Emilie Coon ’24 prioritizes her well-being. As a student leader in LMU’s new Outdoor Adventure and Recreation program, she runs community surf and skate events, introducing her peers to the quintessential Southern California activities. She is also a familiar face at LMU’s Wellness Wednesday, where the entrepreneur sells her handmade jewelry. Learn more about Emilie.

IGNITE a Brighter World


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Student Experience

Class Dives into Sports Economics with the L.A. Rams

Students studying sports economics got an inside look at the operations of the NFL team during a two-day immersion.

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Communication and Fine Arts

Studio Arts Alumna Wins MIT Reality Hack Competition

Louise Royer ’22 and her team’s mixed-reality application gamifies cultural learning and bridges generation gaps.

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LMU Magazine

Lakers vs. Warriors

We asked fans of these marquee clubs to defend their colors, and they brought it, full-bore.

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Find Your Program

There's a path for everyone. Explore yours.

LMU offers more than 150 degrees, certificates and credentials to prepare outstanding individuals for lives of meaning, purpose and professional success. Our breadth and depth in academics come from pre-eminent faculty, who have built LMU's reputation as one of the nation's top universities.

By the Numbers

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Top 15%

Wall Street Journal Ranked

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Student-to-Faculty Ratio

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Degrees, Certificates & Credentials

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Division I and Varsity Sports


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Research Centers

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StudyLA advocates for a better, more equitable Los Angeles through research, student mentorship, and engagement with its residents and leaders.

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The Psychology Applied Research Center conducts community-based participatory evaluation and action research and uses a multidisciplinary lens to accomplish its goals.

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The Center for Urban Resilience is committed to improving the quality of life in our urban communities, especially those that have been historically underserved.

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Explore All

Discover opportunities that fit your interests.

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A Sense of Community

Settling into new surroundings is easy with new friends by your side.

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Pushing the Envelope

The facilities in LMU's state of the art Life Sciences Building help students prepare for careers across disciplines as diverse as basic research, medicine, and environmental remediation.

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California Dreaming

The Pacific Ocean is just down the street from campus, and serves as both a recreational destination and subject for study in the classroom.

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Feel the Spirit

With 20 Division 1 and varsity sports, there are plenty of opportunities to catch a great game on campus.

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Iconic Beauty

At the center of it all is Sacred Heart Chapel, the heart of LMU's beautiful Westchester campus.

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L.A. is Your Classroom

A world of opportunity lies in the vibrant city just beyond the bluff.

Live Like a Lion

Life on campus at LMU is as dynamic as the city around us. We think you'll find this a great place to grow as a scholar and individual.

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Lions Are Fierce

Support Your Pride

Stay up to date with the latest information on your 20 Division I athletics teams by visiting LMU Lions or following the Lions on social media @LMULions.