About

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.

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Marymount California University challenges students of all backgrounds and ages to pursue lives of leadership and service. With its Oceanview and Waterfront campuses, the University offers a distinctive range of experiences along the Los Angeles County coastline in Palos Verdes and in downtown San Pedro

The spirit of its founding order, 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 Biology, Business, Criminal Justice, Film and Media Production, Liberal Arts and Psychology; Master of Science degrees in Community Psychology and in Leadership and Global Development; and a Master of Business Administration.

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About Marymount

Marymount California University has two distinct campuses in Los Angeles County, each offering a unique set of learning opportunities.

  • Oceanview Campus, Palos Verdes
  • Waterfront Campus, San Pedro

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.

Student Learning

In all our programs, MCU ensures that students advance their communication, analysis and decision-making skills, while broadening their appreciation of diverse perspectives and their ability to learn from experience. These Institutional Student Learning Outcomes flow from our commitment to Academic Excellence, Real World Learning and Character Formation.

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Student Achievement

Students bring a rich array of talents and interests, leading to many forms of student achievement at MCU. What will you achieve? A distinctive Capstone presentation, surely. What else? Let MCU support your exploration and growth. Discover your interests. Develop your talents. And let your achievements shine.

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