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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.

Noah Kim

Ignite Impact

Noah Kim, Sustainable Storyteller

Noah Kim ’24, a double major in screenwriting and environmental studies, channels his craft to tell compelling stories about climate change – and inspire his audience to feel empowered to help reverse or mitigate its impacts. Kim was recently awarded a Udall Foundation scholarship recognizing students making a difference in environmentalism and acknowledging his leadership, public service, and commitment to environmental issues. Learn more about Noah.

IGNITE a Brighter World


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Press Release

John Legend, Janelle Monáe to Speak at LMU Commencements

Award-winning, multi-platinum singer-songwriter John Legend and acclaimed artist, author, actor, and fashion icon Janelle Monáe will address the Class of 2024.

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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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Global Education

Alternative Breaks Opens New Perspectives

Students and staff went to Belize City focused on educational justice and its impact on marginalized communities.

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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.