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Submit your application below as an Undergraduate, Graduate, International, or pre-College candidate. We welcome students from all backgrounds looking to take part in an educational journey filled with purpose, meaning, and limitless life possibilities.

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Undergraduate Deadlines

Applicant Decision PlanApplication DeadlineFAFSA DeadlineAdmission NotificationFinancial Aid Notification
Early Decision Nov. 1, 2019 Nov. 15, 2019 Mid December 2019 Late December 2019
Early Action Nov. 1, 2019  Jan. 15, 2020 Mid December 2019 Early February 2020
Regular Decision Jan 15, 2020 Feb. 1, 2020  Early April 2020 Early April 2020
Regular Decision (transfer) Mar. 15, 2020 March 2, 2020 Early April 2020 (rolling 2 weeks after Admission Acceptance (rolling)
Continuing Students N/A March 2, 2020 N/A Mid April 2020

Graduate Deadlines

LMU offers more than 90 Masters, Doctoral, and Certificate programs. Learn more about our application deadlines. For questions, please contact the Graduate Admission Office at graduateadmission@lmu.edu or 310.338.2721.

Admission Standards

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Admission to LMU is competitive, and the applicant review process is guided by the same philosophy as our education: we consider the whole person. Along with strong academic performance, standardized test results, and positive recommendations, LMU also takes the time to learn more about you, your achievements, and community contribution. Our thorough evaluation results in a competitive selection of qualified students who are ready to become leaders, entrepreneurs, and unique individuals with and for others.

For Graduate admission and alternative academic options, follow up will vary based upon each program.

Application Status

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Once you apply for undergraduate admission, you will receive instructions for logging into the LMU Application Portal where you can monitor the status of your admission application. You will also be notified when your application is complete. Please be aware that submitting documents through the Common Application is a two-step process. First, your school submits your forms to the Common Application. Then, we import them in to the LMU system for review.. During peak volume periods, the process can take up to a week.

The application status for Graduate programs and alternative academic options will vary based upon each program.

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Undergraduate Application Options

LMU is still accepting applications for consideration based on available space. You may apply through the LMU online application or the Common Application.

Please contact Radia Alouache at radia.alouache@lmu.edu with any questions.