About Marymount California

Oceanview Campus

Amazing Lives in View

Marymount California University's commitment to providing a transformative educational experience for its students is amazing. It has never wavered. Not in 45 years. Not ever. As Marymount continues to grow and change to meet the educational needs of the community, its dedication to students remains unchanged. By adhering to the traditions and principles of its founding order—the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary—Marymount California University helps form a strong foundation on which to build a lifetime of success. Start here and see your amazing life come into view!

About Marymount California University
Marymount California University challenges students to pursue lives of leadership and service. The spirit of the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary guides the University to cultivate integrity, respect for human dignity and commitment to justice as a Catholic institution. Marymount offers Associate degrees; Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business, Criminal Justice, Film and Media Production, Liberal Arts including areas of emphasis such as Biology and Human Performance, and Psychology; Master of Science degrees in Community Psychology, and in Leadership and Global Development; and a Master of Business Administration. The University’s student athletes compete in the California Pacific Conference within the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics in the following sports: soccer, baseball, softball, golf, cross country and track. 



Marymount California University has three distinct campuses, each offering a unique set of learning opportunities.

  • Los Angeles County
    • Oceanview Campus, Palos Verdes
    • Waterfront Campus, San Pedro
  • Lake County
    • Lakeside Campus, Lucerne

Currently, first- and second-year students take core courses at our suburban Oceanview Campus. Upper division and graduate courses take place at our urban Waterfront Campus. Additional programs, service work and research opportunities are in development at our rural Lakeside Campus in Northern California.

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