Marymount California University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$35,158
3% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$30,159
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
7.94%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
582
96.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
26%
81 Graduates

About

Marymount California University is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Marymount California University were General Business Administration & Management (59 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (28 degrees), and General Psychology (27 degrees).

In 2020, 304 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Marymount California University. 50.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (135 degrees), 2.14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (63 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Marymount California University is $35,158, which is $6,758 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Marymount California University is $35,158, which is $6,758 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,159.

In 2020, 87% of undergraduate students attending Marymount California University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$35,158
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Marymount California University was $35,158. The cost of tuition at Marymount California University is $6,758 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$30,159
2020 Value
16.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Marymount California University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,159. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Marymount California University grew by 16.1%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,402
Room and Board
$1,828
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Marymount California University was of $13,402 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,828. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Marymount California University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.82% with respect to 2019, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
7.94%
2018 Default Rate
20
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Marymount California University was 7.94%, which represents 20 out of the 252 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Marymount California University has a total enrollment of 582 students. The full-time enrollment at Marymount California University is 560 students and the part-time enrollment is 22. This means that 96.2% of students enrolled at Marymount California University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Marymount California University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.5% Hispanic or Latino, 20.6% White, 9.28% Black or African American, 7.39% Two or More Races, 6.01% Asian, 0.515% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Marymount California University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (26.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20.2%) and White Male (10.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (17.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (16.1%) and Black or African American Female (10.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Marymount California University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 582 students. The full-time enrollment at Marymount California University is 560 and the part-time enrollment is 22. This means that 96.2% of students enrolled at Marymount California University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Marymount California University was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Marymount California University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    265
  2. White
    120
  3. Black or African American
    54

The enrolled student population at Marymount California University is 45.5% Hispanic or Latino, 20.6% White, 9.28% Black or African American, 7.39% Two or More Races, 6.01% Asian, 0.515% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 11 students (1.89%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 4 more women than men received degrees from Marymount California University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Marymount California University is hispanic or latino (135 degrees awarded). There were 2.14 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (63 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Marymount California University is General Business Administration & Management (59 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (28 degrees) and General Psychology (27 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Marymount California University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (154 degrees awarded), Protective Services (24 degrees), and Psychology (30 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Marymount California University are Accountants & auditors (1,073,336 people), Other managers (813,969 people), Financial managers (484,266 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (410,323 people), and Chief executives & legislators (403,954 people).

The most specialized majors at Marymount California University are Liberal Arts & Humanities (154 degrees awarded), Protective Services (24 degrees), Psychology (30 degrees), Business (74 degrees), and Communications (10 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Marymount California University are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Skincare specialists, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Marymount California University are Liberal Arts & Humanities (154 degrees awarded), Protective Services (24 degrees), Psychology (30 degrees), Business (74 degrees), and Communications (10 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Marymount California University are Elementary & secondary schools (995,066 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (587,774 people), Computer Systems Design (549,334 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (542,432 people), and Banking & related activities (540,620 people).

The most specialized majors at Marymount California University are Liberal Arts & Humanities (154 degrees awarded), Protective Services (24 degrees), Psychology (30 degrees), Business (74 degrees), and Communications (10 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Marymount California University.
Most Common
  1. 59 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 28 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 27 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Marymount California University was General Business Administration & Management with 59 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

150
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
154
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 150 degrees were awarded to men at Marymount California University, which is 0.974 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (154).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 61 degrees were awarded to men at Marymount California University in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0.938 times less than the 65 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 65 degrees were awarded to women at Marymount California University in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 1.07 times more than the 61 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 14% of students graduating from Marymount California University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 23% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Marymount California University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.94% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    135 degrees awarded
  2. White
    63 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Marymount California University is hispanic or latino (135 degrees awarded). There were 2.14 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (63 degrees).

5.26% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    84 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    51 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Marymount California University is hispanic or latino female (84 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (51 degrees).

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Marymount California University has an endowment valued at nearly $13.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $292k (2.22%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Marymount California University had a total salary expenditure of $21.5M. Marymount California University employs 16 Professors, 8 Associate professors, and 3 Assistant professors. Most academics at Marymount California University are Male Professors (9), Female Professors(7), and Male Associate professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marymount California University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 24 employees, Management, with 15 employees, and Service with 13 employees.

Endowment

$13.2M
2020 Endowment
1.83%
growth from 2019

Marymount California University has an endowment valued at about $13.2M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Marymount California University grew 1.83% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $26.7M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Marymount California University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$8.25M
2020 Salaries
4.53%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Marymount California University paid a median of $8.25M in salaries, which represents 38.3% of their overall expenditure ($21.5M) and a 4.53% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.4% decline from 2018 and a 31.1% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.1M
Instructional Salaries
27
Number of Employees

In 2020, Marymount California University paid a total of $2.1M to 27 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
16 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
24 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Marymount California University were Professor with 16 employees; Associate professor with 8 employees; and Associate professor with 3 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marymount California University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 24 employees; Management with 15 employees; and Service with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Marymount California University was Male Professor with 9 employees, Female Professor with 7 employees, and Male Associate professor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Marymount California University.

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