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Loyola University-Chicago

Chicago, IL
University Website: www.luc.edu
Apply Online: www.luc.edu/undergrad/apply.shtml
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Loyola University Chicago (Loyola, LUC) is a private Jesuit university located in Chicago, Illinois. It was founded by the Roman Catholic Society of Jesus in 1870 under the name of "St. Ignatius College", and has grown to be the largest Jesuit university in the United States with a total enrollment of 15,068 (as of 2013) and over 150,000 alumni.

Loyola University has six campuses throughout the Chicago metropolitan area, and it also has a permanent overseas campus in Rome, Italy and guest programs in Beijing, China and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Loyola has twelve undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools offering 71 undergraduate degrees, 85 master's degrees, 31 doctoral degrees, and 26 graduate-level certificate programs.

The main campus, the Lake Shore Campus, is located in the Rogers Park and Edgewater neighborhoods of the City of Chicago, located along the shore of Lake Michigan.

Loyola University Chicago's intercollegiate sports teams, commonly called the "Loyola Ramblers", compete in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I and the Horizon League. As of 2012, Loyola University is still the only Division I school in the State of Illinois to win a national championship in men's basketball.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $32,200.00 avg tuition

1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 274-3000

Apply online Admissions:
www.luc.edu/admission.shtml
Financial Aid:
www.luc.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Loyola University-Chicago

Statistics:
Applied 17,828
Admitted 9,793 55%
Enrolled total 1,930
Full Time: 1,928
Part Time 2
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 540 660
SAT Math 540 650
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 530 640
ACT Composite 25 29
ACT English 25 31
ACT Math 24 28
ACT Writing 8 9
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 87%
4-year graduation rate 48%
6-year graduation rate 68%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Loyola University-Chicago

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $32,200.00 $32,200.00 $32,200.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,094.00 $1,094.00 $1,094.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $655.00 $655.00 $655.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $15,660.00 $15,660.00 $15,660.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $704.00 $704.00 $704.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $870.00 $870.00 $870.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $11,570.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $1,600.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $0.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 96%
Percent receiving grant aid 95%
Avg amount of grant aid $17,158.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 70%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,746.00

Loyola University-Chicago

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other X
Women's Studies X X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Bioinformatics X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biomedical Sciences, General X
Biophysics X
Cell Biology and Anatomy X
Immunology X
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other X
Microbiology, General X
Molecular Biochemistry X
Molecular Biology X X
Neuroscience X
Pharmacology X
Physiology, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies X
Finance, General X X
Human Resources Management and Services, Other X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Labor and Industrial Relations X
Management Information Systems, General X X
Marketing, Other X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Office Management and Supervision X
Operations Management and Supervision X
Organizational Behavior Studies X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication and Media Studies, Other X
Journalism X
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance X
Computer Science X
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other X X
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other X
Information Technology X X
EDUCATION
Adult and Continuing Education Administration X
Bilingual and Multilingual Education X
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Educational Statistics and Research Methods X
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration X
International and Comparative Education X
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching X
Mathematics Teacher Education X X
Multicultural Education X
Psychology Teacher Education X
Reading Teacher Education X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X X
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature X X
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Italian Language and Literature X
Latin Language and Literature X X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing X
Bioethics/Medical Ethics X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Clinical Nurse Specialist X
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist X
Critical Care Nursing X
Dietetics/Dietitian X
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing X
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X X
Medical Scientist X
Nursing Administration X
Nursing Science X
Public Health, General X
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing X
HISTORY
History, General X X
Public/Applied History X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X X
Forensic Science and Technology X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law X
Health Law X
Legal Professions and Studies, Other X
Tax Law/Taxation X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X
Mathematics and Computer Science X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X X
Religion/Religious Studies X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical Psychology X
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics X
Counseling Psychology X
Developmental and Child Psychology X
Educational Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
Psychology, Other X
School Psychology X
Social Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Human Services, General X
Public Policy Analysis, General X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
Urban Studies/Affairs X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Divinity/Ministry X
Pastoral Studies/Counseling X
Religious Education X X
Theology/Theological Studies X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Design and Visual Communications, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music, General X
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management X

Loyola University-Chicago Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
IES Merit-Based Scholarship for Under-Represented Students Up to $5,000 April 01, 2017
Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Program $2,500 February 15, 2017

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