Not sure about the best way to sum up Loyola Marymount University? Here are some messaging statements to help you describe the university in 61, 106 or 145 words.

Brief (61 words)
Located between the Pacific Ocean and downtown Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University, the University of Silicon Beach, is ranked in the top 10 percent of higher education institutions nationally by The Wall Street Journal. Founded in 1911, LMU is the largest Jesuit, Catholic university in the Southwest, with more than 6,000 undergraduate students and more than 3,000 graduate and law students.

Medium (106 words)
Located between the Pacific Ocean and downtown Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University, the University of Silicon Beach, is ranked in the top 10 percent of higher education institutions nationally by The Wall Street Journal. Founded in 1911, LMU is a Catholic, Jesuit, and Marymount university with more than 6,100 undergraduate students and more than 3,000 graduate and law students. LMU offers 58 undergraduate majors and 53 minor programs, along with 46 master’s degree programs, one education doctorate, one juris doctorate, one doctorate of juridical science and 13 credential/authorization programs. LMU’s intercollegiate athletics teams compete in the West Coast Conference with 22 Division I and varsity sports. 

Full (145 words)
Located between the Pacific Ocean and downtown Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University, the University of Silicon Beach, is ranked in the top 10 percent of higher education institutions nationally by The Wall Street Journal. Founded in 1911, LMU is the largest Jesuit, Catholic university in the Southwest, with more than 6,000 undergraduate students and more than 3,000 graduate and law students. A comprehensive university, LMU offers 58 undergraduate majors and 53 minor programs, along with 46 master’s degree programs, one education doctorate, one juris doctorate, one doctorate of juridical science and 13 credential/authorization programs. U.S News & World Report ranks LMU 3rd best in the West; the School of Film and Television is ranked 8th nationally by The Hollywood Reporter; LMU’s undergraduate entrepreneur program is ranked 10th by U.S. News and World Report; and Best Colleges.com ranks LMU at No. 7 nationally among Catholic universities.