Fact Sheet Graduate Data

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The Career Services & Internship Office at Marymount California University works closely with the National Association of College & Employers to facilitate an annual alumni survey called The First Destination Survey. This survey is conducted every year to gain employment statistics of our most recent graduates.

Survey Results for the Class of 2015-2016

  • 56% of MCU respondents completed at least one internship or practicum.
  • 34% of MCU respondents are attending graduate school or continuing education
  • 50% of MCU respondents work in social services, education or government

Bachelor of Arts Information by Program:

  • BUSINESS: 86% of respondents were employed or continuing education
  • MEDIA: 100% of respondents were employed or continuing education…
  • LIBERAL ARTS: 81% of respondents were employed or continuing education
  • PSYCHOLOGY: 90% of respondents were employed or continuing education

         Sample List of Employers

  • Lululemon Athletica
  • Equinox
  • Disney
  • Harbor Real Estate Property Management
  • UBS
  • JPMorganChase
  • Gary Sinise Foundation

Sample List of Graduate Schools

  • University of Southern California (USC)
  • Loyola Marymount University (LMU)
  • Chapman University
  • National University
  • Tulane University
  • Antioch College
  • Azusa Pacific University

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.

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.