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Cole Ichikawa, Former President, Nā Kōlea Hawaii Club

When Cole Ichikawa ’24 enrolled at LMU, he knew that meant moving an ocean away from his home in Hawaii. But when he arrived on campus, new friends and mentors quickly welcomed him to be his authentic self. Now, as the former president of Nā Kōlea Hawaii Club, he’s passionate about sharing his love for his culture and community with the world. Learn more about Cole.

IGNITE a Brighter World


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Campus News

E2024 Connects Gen Z to Electoral Politics

Gen Z wants to be listened to; LMU’s E2024 is engaging in election-year dialogue as the best way to be heard.

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Class Studies Floral Trait Evolution at Restoration Sites

Assistant Professor Kate Eisen and her students research a California native plant system located close to campus.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

LMU Navajo Artist Highlighted Native American Month

Diné (Navajo) textile artist Melissa Cody spoke about her art and heritage.

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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.