Loyola University Chicago

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

820 North Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611-9810

(312) 915-6500

(800) 262-2373

Fax: (312) 915-7216



Contact: Lori Greene

Director of Admissions
Main Address

820 North Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 915-6000

www.luc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 10,124

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,176

Degree-seeking undergrads: 9,586

Graduate enrollment: 4,059

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 74%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 84%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Design/Visual Communications B
Drama/Theater Arts B,C
Fine/Studio Arts B,C
Graphic Design C
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Bioinformatics B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B,C
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B,C
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B,C
Marketing Management B,C
Office Management B
Operations Management B,C
Organizational Behavior Studies B,C

Communications & Journalism

Advertising and public relations B
Communications/Rhetoric B
International cinema and video B,C
Journalism B
Public Relations C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B,C
Computer/Systems Security B
Information Technology B

Education

Bilingual/Bicultural Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Mathematics Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
French B
German B
Greek, Ancient B
Italian B
Latin B
Linguistics B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Clinical Nutrition B
Health Services – General C
Health System Administration B
,C
Medical Informatics C
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Behavioral Sciences B
Mathematics/Computer Science B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B
Public Administration B
Social Work B,C
Youth Services C

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B
Forensic Technologies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Pastoral Counseling C
Religious Education B,C
Theology B,C

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Loyola University Chicago Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(773) 274-3000
Website:www.luc.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.luc.edu/undergrad/admission/college-admissions.html
Address:1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:16,422
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):71%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:14,472 (88% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$42,032
Out-of-state Tuition:$42,032
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$19,674

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Loyola University Chicago Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Loyola University Chicago.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies122
Biological and Biomedical Sciences51210
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services81211
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs51
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services144
Education112269
Engineering11
English Language and Literature/Letters111
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2641
Health Professions and Related Programs105173
History121
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service21
Legal Professions and Studies562
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics122
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies31
Natural Resources and Conservation3
Philosophy and Religious Studies231
Physical Sciences211
Psychology388
Public Administration and Social Service Professions3221
Social Sciences1532
Theology and Religious Vocations3261
Visual and Performing Arts27
Grand total388811441

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Loyola University Chicago.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Psychology1
Grand total6

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Loyola University Chicago and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$42,032
Out-of-state$42,032
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$19,442
Out-of-state$19,442

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid2,10996%
Grant or scholarship aid2,07895%$19,674
Student loan aid1,34661%$8,617

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid8,94081%$17,698
Federal student loans6,06855%$7,324

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Loyola University Chicago. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Loyola University Chicago students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants22,7127,11615,596
Percent admitted100%69%74%
Percent admitted who enrolled12%12%12%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Loyola University Chicago Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment16,422
Undergraduate enrollment11,129
Graduate enrollment5,293

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Loyola University Chicago Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
  • Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
    • (CPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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