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Tuition & Fees

$41,384

$41,384

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

35%

65%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,360
Declined + 6,195
Total Received 21,555
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Private (nonprofit)

11,079

undergraduate students

5,358

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 1412
ACT 1064

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
35%
500-599
42%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
700-800
7%
600-699
34%
500-599
42%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
32%
500-599
44%
400-499
15%
300-399
2%
30-36
32%
24-29
44%
18-23
22%
12-17
2%
30-36
14%
24-29
56%
18-23
27%
12-17
3%
30-36
20%
24-29
58%
18-23
22%
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Fun Facts

  • Loyola University Chicago's mascot, Lu Wolf, was inspired the wolves appearing on the coat of arms of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the school's namesake.

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School Facts

Loyola University Chicago, founded in 1870, is a private, Jesuit institution. Its campus is located in Chicago, IL.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 16,437
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Chicago, IL

Four campuses totaling 105 acres in Chicago (population: 2,718,782); branch campuses abroad in Rome, Italy; Beijing, China; and Hanoi, Vietnam. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation between campuses. Public transportation serves campus.

Loyola University Chicago
1032 West Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 8% of male students
 
10 sororities 14% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
33%
Top 1/4
70%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
35%
500-599
42%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
700-800
7%
600-699
34%
500-599
42%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
32%
500-599
44%
400-499
15%
300-399
2%
30-36
32%
24-29
44%
18-23
22%
12-17
2%
30-36
14%
24-29
56%
18-23
27%
12-17
3%
30-36
20%
24-29
58%
18-23
22%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,360
Declined + 6,195
Total Received 21,555

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Erin Moriarty
Director of Admissions
P: 800 262-2373
F: 312 915-7216
admission@luc.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,228,186
State $9,314,201
Institutional $89,562,847
Other external $2,676,281
Total $116,781,515

Non-need-based

Federal $1,611,486
State
Institutional $37,238,539
Other external $1,163,599
Total $40,013,624

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Missouri Valley Conference (Division 1) Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (Division I)
Mascot
Wolf
School colors
maroon and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Administration/Supervision
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Advertising/Public Relations
Anthropology
Applied Philosophy
Applied Psychology
Applied Social Psychology
Applied Sociology
Applied Studies
Art History
Behavioral Sciences
Bilingual/Bicultural Education
Biochemistry
Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineering
Bioethics
Bioethics/Health Policy
Bioinformatics
Biology
Biophysics
Black World Studies
Business Administration
Business Administration/Management/Operations
Business Communications
Business Law
Cardiovascular Nursing
Cell Biology
Chemistry
Child Law
Classical Civilization
Classical Studies
Clinical Laboratory Science
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Clinical Psychology
Clinical Research Methods
Communication
Communication/Media Studies
Community Counseling
Computer Engineering
Computer Networks/Security
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Cultural/Educational Policy Studies
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Developmental Psychology
Dietetics
Digital Communications
Digital Humanities
Digital Media/Storytelling
Divinity
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Leadership/Policy
Educational Psychology
Elementary Education
English
English Language Teacher/Learner
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Health Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Physiology
Experimental Psychology
Family Health Nurse Practitioner
Finance
Forensic Sciences
French
General Studies
Health Care Emergency Management
Health Care Management
Health Care Mission Leadership
Health Law
Health Systems Management
Higher Education
History
Human Resource Management
Human Resources
Human Services
Infectious Disease/Immunology
Information Systems
Information Systems Management
Information Technology
Instructional Leadership
Integrated Marketing Communication
International Business
International Film/Media Studies
International Law
International Studies
Italian
Journalism
Latin
Liberal Arts/Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management
Managerial Arts/Leadership
Marketing
Math/Computer Science
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Medical Sciences
Medicine
Microbiology/Immunology
Molecular Biology
Music
Neuroscience
Neurosciences
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nursing Service Administration
Oncology
Operations Management
Organizational Development/Leadership
Organizational Evaluation
Paralegal Studies
Pastoral Counseling
Pastoral Leadership
Pastoral Studies
Pharmacology
Pharmacology/Experimental Therapeutics
Philosophy
Physics
Physiology
Political Science
Population-Based Infection Control
Primary Care Nurse Specialist
Psychology
Public Health
Public History
Public Policy
Reading Teacher Education
Religious Education
Religious Studies
Research Methodology
Rule of Law Development
School Counseling
School Psychology
School Technology
Science Education
Science Education/Elementary Certification
Secondary Education
Secondary Education/Teaching
Social Justice
Social Psychology
Social Work
Social/Philosophical Foundations
Sociology
Software Development
Software Engineering
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Management
Sports Management
Statistical Science
Statistics
Studio Art
Supply Chain Management
Taxation Law
Theatre
Theology
Theoretical Physics/Applied Math
Trial Advocacy
U.S. Law for Foreign Lawyers
Urban Studies
Visual Communications
Women's Health
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

67%

11,079
students

Female
65%
7,190

Male
35%
3,889

Graduate

33%

5,358
students

Female
64%
3,422

Male
36%
1,936

undergraduateFull-time

88%

9,774
students

Female
66%
6,365

Male
34%
3,409

undergraduatePart-time

12%

1,305
students

Female
64%
825

Male
36%
480

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

31%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 98
Countries most often represented China
India
Mexico
Poland
Saudi Arabia
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Stephanie Tao
Assistant Director, International Admissions
773 508-8717
stao@luc.edu

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