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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.

Emily Hawkins

Ignite Innovation

Emily Hawkins, Planetary Physicist

Assistant Professor Emily Hawkins’ groundbreaking work in planetary fluid dynamics looks at the behavior of nano-particles found in the icy ocean of Saturn’s moon. With collaborators from other research universities and the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, her latest paper proposes a model of water currents that could explain the presence of tiny particles that could be a clue to the viability of life. Learn more about Emily.

IGNITE a Brighter World


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Press Release

LMU to Host the Los Angeles Rams 2024 Training Camp

Rams fans and LMU Lions can watch practices and attend special events on select days in July and August.

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Campus News

LMU Continues Unprecedented Fundraising Success

LMU again has surpassed previous fundraising records with $72.9 million raised for the 2024 fiscal year.

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Press Release

Shakespeare on the Bluff Summer Festival Returns

The summer festival features performances of “Much Ado About Nothing” June 20-22 and “Troilus & Cressida” July 18-20.

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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

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