Marymount College

30800 Palos Verdes Drive East
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-6299
Tel: (310)377-5501
1,001 students
Public institution

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The mission of Marymount College is to prepare students for the acquisition of the Associate's degree and successful transfer to a four-year college or university.
School Highlights:
Marymount College serves 1,001 students (96% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 63%.
Marymount College is one of 57 community colleges within Los Angeles County, CA.
The nearest community college is Los Angeles Harbor College (4.6 miles away).

School Overview

Marymount College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,001 teachers has grown by 48% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,001 students
1,303 students
Marymount College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
958 students
836 students
Marymount College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 43 students
1,046 students
Marymount College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Marymount College sch enrollment Marymount College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
12%
2%
Marymount College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
23%
7%
Marymount College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
5%
12%
Marymount College Black (2006-2012)
% White
58%
67%
Marymount College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Marymount College More (2009-2012)
Marymount College sch ethnicity Marymount College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.59 0.45
Marymount College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $28,920 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $28,920 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $28,920 $5,940
Marymount College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $28,920 $10,072
Marymount College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Marymount College is a distinctive institution: it is the only independent college in Southern California solely devoted to the liberal arts and granting an Associate in Arts and an Associate in Science degree. The College was founded in 1932, and continues to build upon its value-centered foundation within the Catholic tradition of American higher education. Founded in 1932 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary, Marymount College is a Catholic college that welcomes students of all faiths. It is the only private, coeducational two-year liberal arts college in California. In 1960, the College moved to a site on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The new campus included dormitories for on-campus residential living, an auditorium, dining facility, a library and a chapel. The year 1967 found the College preparing for a merger with Loyola University of Los Angeles in Westchester. Marymount separated its two-year program, which remained on the Palos Verdes campus, from the four-year and in 1968 the four-year college moved to the Loyola campus. The Marymount two-year program remained incorporated as a separate institution and received accreditation as such in 1971. In 1973, the merger was finalized and became a new entity: Loyola Marymount University (LMU). The college is accreditated by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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Did You Know?
For Los Angeles, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,882 per year for in-state students and $8,789 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $20,961 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Los Angeles, CA is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Los Angeles, CA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Los Angeles, CA is Los Angeles Film School. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.