Marymount College

Marymount College

Marymount College, which is a liberal arts college in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, was founded as Marymount Junior College by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary in 1932. The college, which has a campus of over 25 acres, offers Associate in Science and Associate in Arts degrees.

Marymount College participates in Club Lacrosse. The college participates in the South Coast Conference of the California Association of Community Colleges. The campus has a library with 21,000 books, and over 100 journal subscriptions and magazines. Some of the student organizations include Associated Students of Marymount College (ASMC), Marymount Opportunities for Volunteer Experience (MOVE), Campus Ministry Leadership Team (CMLT), and Phi Theta Kappa Honorship Club.

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Marymount College
30800 Palos Verdes Dr. East
Rancho Palos Verdes , CA 90275-6299

Marymount Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts132liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities

Number of programs and degrees for Marymount in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1322

Marymount Student Body

In 2007-2008, Marymount had a total enrollment of 675 students (632 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 46%
Women 54%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 50%
Black 3%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 7%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 8%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 66%
20-21 27%
22-24 5%
25-29 1%
30-34 0%
40-49 0%
50-64 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)10%
New York1%

Marymount Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %
Part-Time 67 %

Marymount Room and Board (2007)

Marymount offers campus housing for 420 of its 632 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Rancho Palos Verdes, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 14 meals per week.

Marymount Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended

Marymount Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 23,744
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 23,744
Room and board $ 10,290
Room charge $ 10,290
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,800
Books and supplies $ 1,242
Other expenses $ 2,763

Financial Aid:
Marymount participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1047400)

Marymount Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2118

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year8$74,0006$71,788
Associate professoracademic year8$68,2206$58,557
Assistant professoracademic year2*3$52,722
Instructoracademic year3$46,7103$44,833
All faculty totalacademic year21$65,80618$59,707

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Marymount Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports213

Marymount Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

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Marymount Highlights

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What Sets Marymount Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Marymount Dorm rooms per full-time student
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Marymount Salaries of full-time faculty
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Marymount Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Marymount Number of students
Male % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Marymount Male % of student body

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