Roughly 15 miles from downtown Los Angeles just north of Los Angeles International Airport, Loyola Marymount University is a private Catholic university that was founded in 1911. LMU’s beautiful campus overlooks Marina Del Rey and Playa Del Ray. It is situated on 150 acres atop a bluff in West Los Angeles.
An apartment in the Loyola Marymount University area will lead you to the communities of Playa Vista, Playa Del Ray, and Westchester. Other nearby communities include Fox Hills, Sunkist Park, and Blanco-Culver Crest. No matter where you choose to rent your apartment, you’ll be just minutes from the fantastic Pacific Coast beaches, particularly Vista Del Mar Park and Dockweiler Beach State Park. The famed Marina Del Ray is located on the northwest side of LMU.
The Loyola Marymount Lions participate in NCAA Division I West Coast Conference. The basketball team plays at Gersten Pavilion and the baseball team plays at George C. Page Stadium. The school colors are crimson and navy blue.