Marymount California University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$35,158
2021 Average Net Price
$35,660
After Financial Aid
2018 Default Rate
7.94%
on Student Loans
2021 Enrolled Students
514
89.1% Full-Time

About

Marymount California University is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Marymount California University were Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (58 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 212 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Marymount California University. 55.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (99 degrees), 2.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (48 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Marymount California University is $35,158, which is $6,828 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Marymount California University is $35,158, which is $6,828 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $35,660.

In 2021, 95% of undergraduate students attending Marymount California University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 47% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$35,158
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Marymount California University was $35,158. The cost of tuition at Marymount California University is $6,828 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$35,660
2021 Value
18.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2021 Marymount California University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $35,660. Between 2020 and 2021, the average net price of Marymount California University grew by 18.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,999
Room and Board
$1,828
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Marymount California University was of $15,999 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,828. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
47%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Marymount California University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2021. This represents a growth of 9.2% with respect to 2020, when 87% 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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Enrollment

Marymount California University had a total enrollment of 514 students in 2021. The full-time enrollment at Marymount California University is 458 students and the part-time enrollment is 56. This means that 89.1% of students enrolled at Marymount California University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Marymount California University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.1% Hispanic or Latino, 20.2% White, 9.34% Black or African American, 8.17% Two or More Races, 5.25% Asian, and 0.389% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Marymount California University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (24.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (22.3%) and White Male (11.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (48.1%), followed by Black or African American Female (11.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (11.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Marymount California University in 2021, both undergraduate and graduate, is 514 students. The full-time enrollment at Marymount California University is 458 and the part-time enrollment is 56. This means that 89.1% of students enrolled at Marymount California University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
2021 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 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Marymount California University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    237 enrolled students
  2. White
    104 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    48 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Marymount California University is 46.1% Hispanic or Latino, 20.2% White, 9.34% Black or African American, 8.17% Two or More Races, 5.25% Asian, and 0.389% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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, 4 students (0.778%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 22 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 (99 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (48 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Marymount California University is Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (58 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  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 (77 degrees awarded), Psychology (22 degrees), and Business (78 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 (1,070,988 people), Other managers (895,514 people), Financial managers (524,567 people), Physicians (448,726 people), and Chief executives & legislators (434,238 people).

The most specialized majors at Marymount California University in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (77 degrees awarded), Psychology (22 degrees), Business (78 degrees), Protective Services (11 degrees), and Biology (13 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Marymount California University are Liberal Arts & Humanities (77 degrees awarded), Psychology (22 degrees), Business (78 degrees), Protective Services (11 degrees), and Biology (13 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (1,066,679 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (931,086 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (767,706 people), Computer Systems Design (619,656 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (571,653 people).

The most specialized majors at Marymount California University are Liberal Arts & Humanities (77 degrees awarded), Psychology (22 degrees), Business (78 degrees), Protective Services (11 degrees), and Biology (13 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 45 degrees awarded
  2. 22 degrees awarded
  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Marymount California University was General Business Administration & Management with 45 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

95
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
117
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 95 degrees were awarded to men at Marymount California University, which is 0.812 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (117).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Marymount California University in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0.758 times less than the 33 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Marymount California University in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 1.32 times more than the 25 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (58.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2021 at Marymount California University is Female and Hispanic or Latino (58.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    99 degrees awarded
  2. White
    48 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Marymount California University is hispanic or latino (99 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (48 degrees).

1.89% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    60 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    39 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Marymount California University is hispanic or latino female (60 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (39 degrees).

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Operations

Marymount California University has an endowment valued at nearly $10.9M, as of the end of the 2021 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 1.7M (15.7%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2021, Marymount California University had a total salary expenditure of 19.3M. Marymount California University employs 16 Professors, 6 Associate professors and 3 Assistant professors. Most academics at Marymount California University are Male Professor (8), Female Professor (8), and Male Associate professor (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marymount California University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 23 employees, Management, with 16 employees, and Service with 13 employees.

Endowment

$10.9M
2021 Endowment
17.6%
decline from 2020

Marymount California University has an endowment valued at about $10.9M, as of the end of the 2021 fiscal year. The endowment of Marymount California University declined 17.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $38.4M 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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Salary Expenditure

$8.45M
2021 Salaries
2.49%
growth from 2020

In 2021, Marymount California University paid a median of $8.45M in salaries, which represents 43.7% of their overall expenditure ($19.3M) and a 2.49% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.94M
Instructional Salaries
25
Number of Employees

In 2021, Marymount California University paid a total of $1.94M to 25 employees working as instructors, which represents 23% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) 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
23 Employees

In 2021, the most common positions for instructional staff at Marymount California University were Professor with 16 employees, Associate professor with 6 employees, and Assistant professor with 3 employees.

In 2021, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marymount California University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 23 employees, Management with 16 employees, and Service with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2021)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2021, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Marymount California University was Male Professor with 8 employees, Female Professor with 8 employees, and Male Associate professor with 3 employees.

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

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