Loyola Marymount University is honored to have received the following awards, honors and recognition. View the rankings and distinctions that LMU has also received.


2016-17 LMU Fulbright Grant Finalists and Winners

Six Loyola Marymount University students have earned Fulbright grants for 2016-17 — setting an LMU record for the largest number awarded in a single year. Read more about the grants.

The students were selected from a group of 13 finalists – another historic record number for LMU. Read more about the finalists.

20th Annual Webby Awards Honor LMU for Best School/University Website

Loyola Marymount University was honored for Best University/School Website in the 20th annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the "Oscars® of the Internet" by The New York Times, the Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. Read more.

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School of Education

LMU School of Education Honored For Multicultural Best Practice Award

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) selected the Loyola Marymount University School of Education to receive the 2016 AACTE Best Practice Award in Support of Multicultural Education and Diversity. The annual award recognizes a member institution for the infusion of diversity throughout their teacher preparation curriculum, personnel, policies, and programs. Read more.

Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Recognized for Excellence in Design of Educational Facilities

LMU's Life Sciences Building honored with the education award by the Los Angeles Business Council at their 46th Annual Architectural Awards. Read more.




Building's AV and IT technology celebrated for hands-on learning

The building also won the 2016 Harman Innovation Award for Active Learning Space at the UBTech conference in Las Vegas. The award celebrates the way the building uses AV and IT technology to promote hands-on learning among students. Read more.

Innovative organization and state-of-the-art features lead to New Building Merit Award

The new Life Sciences Building at has won a 2016 Excellence in Architecture for a New Building Merit Award by the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) and the American Institute of Architects Committee on Architecture for Education (AIA-CAE).

Center for Catholic Education

CCE Honored with National Innovation Award

The Center for Catholic Education won the Dr. Karen M. Ristau Innovation Award for its comprehensive approach to furthering the mission of Catholic education. The award, given by the National Catholic Education Association, recognized the Center for Catholic Education for its innovative and comprehensive approach to providing instruction, leadership and support for Catholic education. Read more.

The Guardian Scholars Program

The Guardian Scholars Program Receives Award for Outstanding Jesuit Program for Students

The Guardian Scholars Program at Loyola Marymount University was honored as the year's most outstanding campus program in Jesuit higher education. The program received the Ignatian Medal for an Outstanding Campus Program or Initiative at the 2016 Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators (JASPA) annual conference. Read more.

Student Media

The Los Angeles Loyolan and Tower Yearbook Win 2016 Gold Crown Awards

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association awarded both the Los Angeles Loyolan and Tower Yearbook with Gold Crown Awards at the 2016 College Media Convention in New York City. Loyola Marymount University is the only university in the nation to have both its newspaper and yearbook receive the prestigious national award in 2016. Read more.

View Los Angeles Major Awards, 2003-2015.