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Mission & Ministry

LMU Awarded $1 Million Grant to Develop Religious Leaders

A grant from the Lilly Endowment Inc. will help LMU develop Catholic leaders in Southern California.

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Beyond the Classroom

Students Get Hands-On Experience through EPA Projects

Environmental science students work on National Estuary Program projects with LMU’s Coastal Research Institute.

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In the Community

ServeLA Introduces Students to Service and Justice

Students learn about urban farming and restorative justice at nearby Alma Backyard Farm.

View of sunset on the ocean from LMU campus

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

LMU students in a classroom.

Student-to-Faculty Ratio

LMU Grad student at a business mixer.

Degrees, Certificates & Credentials

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Division I and Varsity Sports

Upcoming Events

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Leading the Way in Science, Technology, Arts and the Humanities

Pushing boundaries across disciplines, in the lab, field, classroom and stage ensures that our faculty and students are at the leading edge of knowledge. As a Carnegie-classified R2 school, LMU is recognized nationally as a doctoral university with high research activity.


A collection of carvings from a market in Accra Ghana

Global Immersion courses take students to places like Accra, Ghana to explore culture and topics at the source with faculty experts.


LMU scientists are at the forefront of research, including the search for drug candidates that could stop COVID-19.

Student using magnifying glass to examine item in LMU's Archives and Special Collections.

The William H. Hannon Library invites students to get up close to artifacts in its Archives & Special Collections for a hands-on experience in history.

Campus Gallery

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A Sense of Community

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

Life Sciences student conducting an experiment
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.

Men's soccer team walking out on the field
Feel the Spirit

With more than 21 Division 1 and varsity sports, there are plenty of opportunities to catch a great game on campus.

Sacred Heart Chapel
Iconic Beauty

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

Female student at the beach carrying surfboard on her head.
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.

LMU bluff at night
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 fully-alive individual.

More Campus Life
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Lions Are Fierce

Support Your Pride

Stay up to date with the latest information on your 21 Division I athletics teams by visiting LMU Lions or following the Lions on social media @LMULIons. LMU Athletics is following NCAA/WCC/California mandates regarding fan attendance for ticketed sports this coming year.