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LMU offers a rich academic experience where students interact with world-class faculty across disciplines. At its core, LMU is guided by the Jesuit philosophy of educating the whole person – in mind, body, and spirit. Our three campuses are part of the fabric of Los Angeles, a global capital for arts and entertainment, innovation and technology, business and entrepreneurship. Students participate in cutting-edge research and unique academic experiences in the surrounding city and throughout the world.

By the Numbers

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Producer of Fulbright Scholars

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Full-time Faculty

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Study Abroad Programs

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Grant and Scholarship Contribution

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Find Your Program

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 comes from pre-eminent faculty, who have built LMU's reputation as one of the nation's top universities.

Colleges & Schools

LMU is a private Catholic university with 6,000 undergraduates, 2,200 graduate students and 1,100 law students from diverse backgrounds and many perspectives. Our seven colleges and schools boast best-in-the-nation programs in film and television, business, education and more.

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LMU Loyola Law School

LMU Loyola Law School creates lawyers and leaders for the future through academic rigor, hands-on learning and a commitment to social justice.

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Continuing Education

LMU Extension offers transformative learning opportunities to the community through professional certificate programs, coursework and special events.

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Executive Education

The College of Business Administration offers courses and certificate programs that help working professionals remain competitive in today’s ever-changing marketplace.

Our Faculty

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LMU offers a rich academic experience where students interact with world-class faculty in many different fields of study. Students have ample opportunity to participate in cutting-edge research and participate in unique academic experiences in Los Angeles and throughout the world.

  • Number of full-time faculty: 600
  • Number of endowed chairs: 25
  • Faculty awards include 19 Fulbright Scholars, one Nobel Prize winner, one Pulitzer Prize winner, and two Princeton Fellowships
Meet our Faculty

University Libraries

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William H. Hannon Library


The William H. Hannon Library offers a variety of resources to support student research and creative projects, including research tutorials and consultations. The library recognizes student work through Research Awards for undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate excellent research strategies and use of the services, resources, and collections to produce a scholarly or creative work. About the William H. Hannon Library >>

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William M. Rains Law Library


The William M. Rains Law Library, at the Loyola Law School campus in Downtown Los Angeles, serves as a resource to the students, faculty, staff, and alumni of Loyola Law School and LMU, and members of the legal education community, the bench, and the bar. About the William M Rains Library >>

Course Catalog

Explore undergraduate and graduate degree course descriptions, degree requirements, deadlines and fees.