First-Time Freshman

Freshmen at Marymount California University

From here, your future looks amazing!

Many students choose Marymount California University for our dynamic and rich curricula or our diverse and welcoming community. Others value our student-centered approach to education or our dedication to community service and sustainability. Some just love our stunning locations—on the sunny Southern California coastline and along the shores of beautiful Clear Lake.

Whatever your reason, the faculty and staff at Marymount California University are ready to help you get started on your amazing life.

What do we look for in a Mariner?

Marymount California University welcomes talented applicants who are committed to learning and driven to excel. We seek to enroll students who have diverse perspectives, value personal qualities such as integrity and intellectual curiosity, and who aspire to make a difference—on our campus, in the global community and in their chosen fields.

Admission to Marymount is a highly personalized and holistic process that weighs past academic performance with current academic potential. Each application is evaluated individually, and we carefully consider all admission materials that are submitted.

Office of Admission


Pedro Ladino
Associate Dean of Enrollment
Phone: 310-303-7219

Admission to Marymount is a highly personalized and holistic process that weighs past academic performance with current academic potential. Each application is evaluated individually, and we carefully consider all admission materials that are submitted.

Contact the Admission office for more info
Phone: (310) 303-7311
Email: admission@marymountcalifornia.edu

Upcoming Admission Events

Upcoming Events

Thu 21

10:00am Campus Tour

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fri 22

10:00am Campus Tour

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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