11,420
Students
Financial aid thermometer
34,844
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
70
70%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Loyola University Chicago is a University institution located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1032 West Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL  60660
United States
Contact Ms. Erin Moriarty
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admission@luc.edu
Phone: 773-508-3079

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Bioinformatics Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark Checkmark
Business, Management, And Marketing Related Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurial And Small Business Related Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Office Management Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communication And Media Related Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Related Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Systems Security Checkmark
Computer Software And Media Applications Related Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Bilingual And Multilingual Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education Checkmark
Special Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Physical Therapy Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Assistant/paralegal Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Statistics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Sciences Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Christian Studies Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Applied Psychology Checkmark
Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Pastoral Studies/counseling Checkmark
Religious Education Checkmark
Theology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

23,571
Applied
16,639
Accepted
11,420
Enrolled
71%
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Female Admissions

15,743
Females Applied
11,408
Females Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

7,828
Males Applied
5,231
Males Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.7
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 570 660
SAT Math 599 550 650
ACT Composite 27 24 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

42,690
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Fees

1,358
Full-time student fees
14,480
Room & board
9,080
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

34,844
Avg. Financial Aid Package
36,370
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
16,365
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,617
Avg. Loan Aid
16,444
Avg. Grant Aid
21,420
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
81%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

11,420
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
35%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.64%
Black or African American 5.5%
White or Caucasian 55.32%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 11.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.3%
Two or more races 4.25%
Other 1.49%

Gender

Male (33.77%)
Female (66.23%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 40%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Welcome Week, Senior Send-Off and Finals Breakfast

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Panhellenic Council, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Vegetarian and Vegan Society, Interfraternity Council and American Medical Student Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Loyola Alert (special service to provide personalized, time-sensitive alerts to students, faculty, staff and other personnel)

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,566
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 827
Part-time - 739
Male - 769
Female - 797