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Reviews 1342 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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2 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: They are not as sensitive about the issue as they could be.

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I've loved almost all my classes. I thought this school would be more difficult, but I'm still learning.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I think the multimedia program is very unique and promising for career prospects.

1 person found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: It's typical dorm life but I feel ripped off because it's incredibly expensive.

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4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I'm not a part of greek life but it's extremely popular on campus. It's part of what makes the school so cliquey.

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3 College Sophomore

Athletics: I don't attend sports events often, but I know many other people who do. The gym is very modern and always crowded.

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It's a beautiful location but the school is more removed from the city than I thought it would be. There is a general feeling of cliquey-ness socially, but the film and art programs are full of unique people which makes up for that. It took a while to adjust to but I'm feeling more confident now that this is the place for me.

3 College Freshman

Party Scene: The parties at the school are...eh. Most of them are off campus and in neighborhoods, basically like a high school party. Chilling with friends and drinking on campus can be a lot of fun. Clubs and nightlife in LA is great. So many people have fake ID's.

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3 College Freshman

Party Scene: Parties are mostly put on by frats or clubs or sports teams in houses off campus. Most of them get shut down really quickly, and aren't very fun at all.

4 College Freshman

Academics: Academics are good. Professors care. Workload is hard. Popular study areas are the library, Lion's Den, Commons, dorm study rooms and Sullivan Lounge.

3 College Freshman

Diversity: There's a range of people from all ethnicities, sexual orientation, etc., but the majority of people are rich, white and straight.

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3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: A lot of people do drugs on their own time and with friends, but that doesn't mean everyone does, and it isn't really pressured to. Tons of people smoke weed on the bluff at night, or just in their rooms. Not supposed to drink if you are underage, but pretty much everyone does anyway. Just try not to get caught. Adderall and Ritalin are huge, especially during finals.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: This campus is extremely safe. I have never felt unsafe, even if I am walking alone in the middle of the night. Most students here are respectful and well behaved. The campus security is always driving around making sure things are going smoothly, and they're operating 24/7

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The classes at this school are challenging and make you work hard. Especially the classes I take as a Biology major. Most professors are there to help you, but it's up to you to reach out to them first. Science classes typically have a lot of people and sometimes the professor may not even know you, but other classes are smaller and a lot of them also take attendance. I prefer the science style. Some courses that are required, like FYS and Rhetorical Arts are pointless.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Living on campus is great if you're a freshman and sophomore especially. Freshman dorms are your typical single room, two person dorms. They're pretty average, not too small. Also depends on which building you live in. The Del Reys are by far the best for freshman. Sophomores have the chance of living in a 4 person apartment or suite. Everyone is given a lotto number, and you choose according to what's still available once it's your number's turn. Hannon is where every Sophomore wants to live. If you have number 66 or lower you can get Hannon.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: Sports aren't a big part of LMU life. That was actually a plus for me. Our biggest team is the basketball team.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The school is beautiful and nice, but stressful. Obviously college is stressful everywhere though. The campus is great, and I love the new science building. The students are somewhat stuck up and superficial, probably because we are in LA, but there are also great people here. Sometimes it just takes time to find the right fit. Some classes are super easy and feel like a waste of time, whereas others are very difficult. The school is Jesuit Catholic, but not many of the students are religious, and the religion isn't a big role in the school at all. The food is okay. It's very easy to get tired of really fast. They need more options. The dorms are nice although I wish there was air-conditioning. The location is okay. Wish it was closer to the city, and not so close to the airport, but that is nice if you are getting on a plane.

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3 College Freshman

Party Scene: I don't know much about the bar scene because I don't go but from what I've heard, there is a decent selection and there are some fun ones.

4 College Freshman

Party Scene: Fraternities throw fun parties but guys not involved in a greek life organization will struggle to get into them.

4 College Freshman

Diversity: It's not a diverse school in terms of race but everyone is very accepting and open to listening to other opinions.

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1 College Junior

Overall Experience: Too many affluent kids living in a bubble. Dining choices are poor. Everything is overpriced. The golf carts buzzing around are really distracting. It's too much like a resort. Not really my style.

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3 College Junior

Overall Experience: Not much to say here.

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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I've always felt safe on campus even at night. There's always someone around, a lot of places stay open pretty late so campus never feels overly deserted, and everything is spaced out in such a way that their are no real "shady" parts of campus where you don't feel comfortable.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I like my school a lot , though there are defiantly things I get confused about scheduling and class wise and sometimes projects pile up in the end I feel like I'm treated equally and like an adult here and that all of my professors really want to help me and see me succeed. Overall the campus is gorgeous, the facilities are all pretty nice and modern, and the quality of students is very high. LMU is filled with passionate people which makes you want to work harder because everyone here is already so knowledgeable and driven. It's defiantly the kind of place that you won't get bored at, if you want to go out or be apart of things or events theres one pretty much every day being thrown by one of the departments or organizations on campus. I like my school a lot , its defiantly a very happy medium between a small tight knit collage and a bigger more active, connected, and involved university.

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: From what i've seen the rate of student graduates getting jobs seems pretty good, and there are career fests and internship opportunities at every turn.

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Students here are quick to point out that LMU differs from its neighbors USC and UCLA. Overall, LMU is quiet and intimate. Palm trees dot the courtyards between the small buildings. On the exterior, LMU looks like an expensive school. The grounds are neatly manicured and constantly maintained. The school lacks the concrete sterility of a major university, but it possesses the advantages of a big city school-theaters, museums, and celebrities. The biggest contributor to student satisfaction is the size. Students cite a small student body and close ties with professors as the main advantages to an LMU education. Another plus is the lavish facilities, especially the Burns Rec Center with its state-of-the-art fitness center. The academics programs are also a highlight with students. The film school is growing in size and notoriety, while programs in political science, business, and communications are strong points.

On the negative side, a small university still possesses the same problems as a large university. Students repeatedly report problems with a disorganized administration, especially financial aid. Parking and housing are increasing problems that the University is only beginning to address through the addition of new residence halls. LMU is not perfect, but no university is. For students searching for a small, private university, LMU offers advantages that few other universities can provide, namely, a friendly, socially-conscious student body and a curriculum to match.

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