Tuition & Fees

$45,568

$45,568

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
51%
500-599
36%
400-499
3%
700-800
12%
600-699
38%
500-599
45%
400-499
5%
700-800
7%
600-699
32%
500-599
41%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
39%
24-29
41%
18-23
19%
12-17
1%
30-36
13%
24-29
58%
18-23
26%
12-17
3%
30-36
29%
24-29
56%
18-23
15%
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,064
Declined + 8,058
Total Received 25,122
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Private (nonprofit)

11,919

undergraduate students

5,088

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 1412
ACT 1064

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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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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 17,007
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)
•  ADA (American Dental 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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  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: 2,716,450). 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
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

 
7 fraternities 10% of male students
 
10 sororities 20% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
37%
Top 1/4
72%
Top 1/2
95%
Bottom 1/2
5%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
51%
500-599
36%
400-499
3%
700-800
12%
600-699
38%
500-599
45%
400-499
5%
700-800
7%
600-699
32%
500-599
41%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
39%
24-29
41%
18-23
19%
12-17
1%
30-36
13%
24-29
58%
18-23
26%
12-17
3%
30-36
29%
24-29
56%
18-23
15%

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

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,064
Declined + 8,058
Total Received 25,122

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

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

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

Financial Aid

83%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$35,671

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $44,130
Room $9,260
Board $5,520
Additional fees $1,438
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $61,548
Average Financial Aid - $35,671
Total with Avg. Aid $25,877
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 773 508-7704
F: 773 508-3397
lufinaid@luc.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Tobyn Friar
Director of Financial Aid
tfriar@luc.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Quidditch, Rugby, Running, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo

Club Sports - Women's

Basketball, Boxing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Running, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross-Country, Cycling, Flag Football, Figure Skating, Karate, Racquetball, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Table Tennis, Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, Volleyball, Weight Lifting

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Athletic Directors

Steve Watson (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Missouri Valley Conference, Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association
Mascot
Wolf
School colors
maroon and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Administration/Supervision
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Advertising/Public Relations
African Studies
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
Biomedical Engineering
Biophysics
Black World Studies
Business Administration
Business Administration/Management/Operations
Business Communications
Business Data Analytics
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
Cognitive/Behavioral Neuroscience
Communication
Communication/Media Studies
Community Counseling
Computer Engineering
Computer Networks/Security
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
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/Administration
Educational Leadership/Policy
Educational Psychology
Elementary Education
English
English Language Teacher/Learner
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Health Engineering
Environmental Policy
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Physiology
Experimental Psychology
Family Health Nurse Practitioner
Finance
Fine/Performing Arts
Forensic Sciences
French
General Studies
Geriatric Nursing
Health Care Emergency Management
Health Care Management
Health Care Mission Leadership
Health Law
Health Professionals
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 Higher Education
International Law
International Studies
Italian
Journalism
Latin
Liberal Arts/Sciences/Liberal Studies
Liberal Studies
Logistics/Materials/Supply Chain Management
Management
Managerial Arts/Leadership
Marketing
Math/Computer Science
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Medical Sciences
Medicine
Microbiology/Immunology
Middle School Education
Missionary Studies
Molecular Biochemistry
Molecular Biology
Molecular/Cellular Neuroscience
Music
Neuroscience
Neurosciences
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nursing Service Administration
Oncology
Operations Management
Organizational Communication
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
Sociological Foundations
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Management
Sports Management
Statistical Science
Statistics
Studio Art
Supply Chain Management
Systems Management
Taxation Law
Theatre
Theology
Theoretical Physics/Applied Math
Trial Advocacy
U.S. Law for Foreign Lawyers
Urban Studies
Visual Communications
Voice/Opera
Women's Health
Women's Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

17,007

total students

63%

in-state

37%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

11,919
students

Female
67%
7,927

Male
33%
3,992

30%

5,088
students

Female
66%
3,369

Male
34%
1,719

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

11,189
students

Female
67%
7,465

Male
33%
3,724

7%

730
students

Female
64%
462

Male
36%
268

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
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

Transfer Admissions

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

31%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: 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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 82
Countries most often represented China
Ecuador
India
Italy
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Joe Serdar
Associate Director, Admissions
773 508-7328
jserdar@luc.edu

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