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Marymount California University

Quick Stats
Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
Category
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Overview
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Tuition & Fees

$35,884

Average Salary in 10 Years

$42,000
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Marymount California University

Marymount California University is located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. It is a small private not-for-profit school and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 929 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Psychology, and Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs. 35% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $34,300.

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About
🗺 30800 Palos Verdes Drive East
Rancho Palos Verdes, California 90275
🌐 www.marymountcalifornia.edu/
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Graduation Rate
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Graduation Rate

35%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

30%

Women Graduation Rate

39%

Undergrad Graduation Rate

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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Cost
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Can you afford to attend Marymount California University?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$25,870
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$35,884
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$50,296
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$50,296
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$25,000
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$266
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Marymount California University would expect to pay over 10 years.

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Marymount California University Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

86%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

53%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Marymount California University you can visit www.marymountcalifornia.edu/financial-aid.

Marymount California University Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $50,296
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $50,296
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from Marymount California University?

Marymount California University students, on average, make $42,000 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 5% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Marymount California University

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Marymount California University. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

How much will your income increase each year?

5.2%
in early to mid-career Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Marymount California University.

Median Earnings of Students from Marymount California University

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Marymount California University.

Male Students: Average Earnings from Marymount California University

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Marymount California University.

Female Students: Average Earnings from Marymount California University

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Marymount California University.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Marymount California University

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Marymount California University.
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Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Marymount California University? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

0.8x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Marymount California University. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Marymount California University. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

0.7x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Marymount California University. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Marymount California University. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
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Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

16
students per faculty

Average Professional Salary

$70,429
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-Low
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Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at Marymount California University?

Yes
Highest degree: Master's degree
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Students
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Undergraduate Focus

96%

Undergrads

929

Total Students

967
undergrads and grad students

Part-Time Students

6%

Students over 25

7%

Student Median Household Income

$73,970
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
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Student Diversity
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

50%
of undergraduates

Men

50%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

About the Same

Marymount California University around the same number of female and male undergrads.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 100 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 100 women.

International Students

17%
of undergraduates

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Marymount California University

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Marymount California University study?

Marymount California University Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Marymount California University are:

  1. Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
  2. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  3. Psychology
  4. Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Approximately 100% of students choose to study one of these majors.
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Student Satisfaction
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Will you be happy at Marymount California University?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

63%

Students Who Transfer Out of Marymount California University

54%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Marymount California University has a retention rate of 63% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

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Transfers
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Undergraduate Transfers

103
11% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Medium-Low

Marymount California University has around 103 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 11% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Marymount California University as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

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Living in Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000

78
in 2017
Source: FBI

City Rape Rate per 100,000

12
in 2017
Source: FBI
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Politics in California
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Democratic

Politically, California tends to be More Democratic. In the 2016 Presidential election, 62% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 32% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.

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