Since its creation in 1950, the Graduate Division has made significant contributions to LMU’s standing as a top 100 nationally ranked research institution. Our selective post-baccalaureate programs attract a diverse pool of bright, motivated students seeking to further their education and advance in their careers. The Graduate Division offers 90+ degree and credential programs in liberal arts, film and television, law, education, business, communication and fine arts, and science and engineering.

State-of-the Art Facilities

Throughout LMU’s seven schools and colleges, state-of-the-art facilities & equipment give students hands-on experience with cutting-edge practices and technologies — from film students shooting with premium Red One digital cameras to MFT candidates serving the community in the Helen B. Landgarten Art Therapy Clinic.

The William H. Hannon Library

Ranked as one of the top 10 college libraries in the nation by The Princeton Review, the William H. Hannon Library is a home away from home for many graduate students. This stunning modern facility features robust print and electronic collections that support the demanding needs of graduate students, plus panoramic views of Los Angeles and a variety of student-centered services and study areas.

Life Sciences Building

Our landmark Life Sciences Building features 103,000 square feet of teaching, research and laboratory space designed to foster interdisciplinary collaboration and break down barriers between different areas of study. It’s just one example of LMU’s progressive vision for the future of education.


Whether you’re an educator studying urban school environments or an entrepreneur looking to connect with tech firms in Silicon Beach, LMU’s location in Los Angeles serves as a real-world laboratory that provides dimension and purpose to academic inquiry. Our programs make the city part of the curricula —from arts & entertainment to science & education.

Jesuit Tradition: A Commitment to Excellence

Even our most cutting edge programs are firmly rooted in centuries-old Jesuit tradition that broadens and expands their value. The mission of Loyola Marymount University is the encouragement of learning, the education of the whole person, the service of faith and the promotion of justice.

Our graduate programs are thoughtfully designed to emphasize conscious scholarship and engaged learning — balancing discipline-specific knowledge and training with a commitment to pursue a broader range of knowledge and understanding. This kind of comprehensive, value-oriented education demands intellectual rigor and leads to transformational educational experiences that prepare students for lifelong success.


The Graduate Admission Office is located in the Charles Von der Ahe Building, 1 LMU Drive, Suite 235, Los Angeles, CA 90045