Fall 2014Feb. 1 — Priority Processing Deadline*
May 1 — Regular Consideration Deadline**
July 1 — Late Consideration Deadline
Oct. 30 — Priority Processing Deadline*
Nov. 1 — Regular Consideration Deadline**
Dec. 1 — Late Consideration Deadline
*Applications received after this date are not eligible for Merit Scholarship awards.
**Applications received after this date will be considered as space is available.
What You Need to Know
Application Review and Recommended CurriculumCareful consideration is given to all applicants for admission to Marymount California University, with the greatest emphasis placed upon the applicant's academic performance (GPA) and the quality of academic preparation (curriculum). Most successful applicants possess a cumulative academic GPA of a 2.50 or higher.
Marymount California University strongly recommends the following college preparatory curriculum pattern:
- English — Four years
- Mathematics — Three years (Algebra 1, Geometry and Intermediate Algebra 2 at minimum)
- History/Social Science — Two years
- Natural Science — Two years
- Foreign Language — Two years
- Academic Elective Courses — one to two years
- Standardized testing (SAT, ACT and/or TOEFL) — Required for merit scholarship consideration
- Letter(s) of recommendation (at least one letter from an academic source)
- Personal statement or essay
1. Complete the Application for Admission.
Please note that you must submit the $50 application fee payment (or an official fee waiver) before your application will be considered for admission. You may make a payment through the application by credit card or submit a personal check to the Office of Admission.
2. Submit your official high school/secondary school transcript.
3. Submit additional documents.
The following additional materials are not required for admission, but are recommended highly:
- An academic letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or adviser. Applicants currently not enrolled in studies may submit an employer or personal reference.
- A personal statement, essay or writing samples. A selection of essay prompts are included in the Spring 2014/Fall 2014 application for admission.
- Standardized testing results from any of the following:
4. An admission interview (may be required of some applicants).