As one of the top-ranked universities in the West, LMU offers graduate students an exceptional learning experience. Our highly regarded graduate programs are in the vanguard of 21st century education while remaining firmly grounded in centuries-old Jesuit tradition that places an emphasis on academic excellence and the education of the whole person.
Located in the heart of metropolitan Los Angeles, LMU’s nationally highly recognized graduate programs offer all the advantages of an intimate classroom setting combined with the broad opportunities of a large and diverse urban center. Our graduate programs feature small classesthat prioritize personalized learning and individual objectives, flexible schedules that accommodate both full-time students and working professionals, and incredible resources that produce tangible outcomes following graduation.
Whether you’re looking to advance in your current career or enroll in one of our many masters or doctoral programs, LMU can help you make the most of your graduate experience.
Academic excellence is the hallmark of an LMU education. Our more than 40 graduate-level programs offer students the opportunity to study with the best, learn practical skills in their chosen fields, and pursue advanced studies in a transformational academic environment.
Graduate students work in close partnership with our renowned faculty, which includes numerous Fulbright Scholars as well Nobel Prize Winners and Pulitzer Prize winners, among many other distinctions. We are committed to fostering a diverse academic community rich in opportunities for intellectual engagement and real-world experience. Our esteemed faculty and programs are nationally and internationally recognized for excellence and creativity, providing a foundation for a rigorous academic experience while maintaining our focus on the individual student.
We are committed to the success of each and every graduate student who joins the LMU family. From personalized academic advising to individual support with everything from housing to graduate assistantships, the Graduate Division at LMU provides all the resources you need to realize your educational goals.
Did you know?
88% of our graduate students received financial aid in 2015-16.
There’s no substitute for an in-person visit to give you the feel for our campus, our community and our exceptional graduate-level programs.
We encourage you to come meet with a program director in your area of interest and take a tour of our inspiring campus overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
Consistently named one of the nation's most beautiful and green campuses, our gorgeous, 142-acre bluff top location is a serene oasis ideally situated above the bustling city of Los Angeles — a creative, cultural and technology hub that truly offers something for everyone.
Are you ready to take your education to the next level? Apply now to join a diverse group of graduate students from around the country — and the world — in an exceptional educational experience. LMU’s graduate programs will help you realize your full potential with our small classes, outstanding faculty and strong academic reputation.