Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL

Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Undergrad Diversity International Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$46,898

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
50%
500-599
35%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
700-800
13%
600-699
42%
500-599
41%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
30-36
32%
24-29
50%
18-23
15%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,198
Declined 8,385
Total Received 25,583
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Private

12,240

undergraduate students

4,919

graduate students

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Four campuses totaling 105-acres in Chicago (population: 2,705,994). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation between campuses. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: O'Hare International

Loyola University Chicago
1032 West Sheridan Road
Chicago
60660

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
38.3%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Panhellenic Council
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Vegetarian and Vegan Society
  • Interfraternity Council
  • American Medical Student Association

Top Events

  • Welcome Week
  • Senior Send-Off
  • Finals Breakfast

Fun Facts

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

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
34%
Top 1/4
67%
Top 1/2
93%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
50%
500-599
35%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
700-800
13%
600-699
42%
500-599
41%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
30-36
32%
24-29
50%
18-23
15%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.71

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,198
Declined 8,385
Total Received 25,583

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
interview
class rank
state residency
talent/ability

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 102
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports Men

Baseball, Field hockey, Football, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

Club Sports Women

Field hockey, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising
African Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Applied Psychology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Behavioral Sciences
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Bioinformatics
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biophysics
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Software Engineering
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dance, General
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Design and Visual Communications, General
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Forensic Science and Technology
French Language and Literature
General Studies
German Language and Literature
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Human Services, General
Information Technology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Latin Language and Literature
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Neurobiology and Behavior
Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other
Neuroscience
Office Management and Supervision
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Behavior Studies
Organizational Communication, General
Organizational Leadership
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Philosophy
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other
Public Administration
Public Health, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religious Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Theology/Theological Studies
Voice and Opera
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

17,159

total students

60.6%

in-state

39.4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

71%

12,240
students

Female
67%
8,201

Male
33%
4,039

29%

4,919
students

Female
67%
3,285

Male
33%
1,634

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

11,622
students

Female
68%
7,818

Male
32%
3,804

6%

618
students

Female
62%
383

Male
38%
235

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 86%
Student 4 year graduation rate 66%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

488

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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