Loyola University Chicago: Ranking & Review

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Chicago Rank United States Rank World Rank
5 181 523
Top 4%

Loyola University Chicago Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate71%67%72%
Applicants23,5717,82815,743
Admissions16,6395,23111,408
Enrolled undergraduates2,6548391,815
Enrolled total (including graduate students)16,6735,68210,991

2,083 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,043 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores614
Percent of students submitting SAT scores23%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
615
Math
600

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,275
Percent of students submitting ACT scores86%
ACT Composite
26
ACT English
27
ACT Math
25

Loyola University Chicago Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $59,958 $59,958
Off-campus $57,378 $57,378
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,080 and other expenses per full academic year.

Loyola University Chicago provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 4,728 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $41,470 $41,470
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,358 $1,358
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $770 $770
Tuition for Full-time graduates $18,594 $18,594
Fees for full-time graduates $864 $864
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,033 $1,033

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 4 500 330 834
Health Professions and Related Programs 366 163 175 704
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 399 105 18 522
Legal Professions and Studies 54 4 185 224 467
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 45 310 6 361
Psychology 217 88 21 326
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 218 29 247
Education 60 134 30 224
Social Sciences 194 14 7 215
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 85 12 97
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 38 45 83
Theology and Religious Vocations 7 54 8 69
Visual and Performing Arts 4 64 68
History 46 14 8 68
Natural Resources and Conservation 58 58
English Language and Literature & Letters 49 5 2 56
Mathematics and Statistics 34 18 52
Physical Sciences 36 4 5 45
Engineering 11 23 34
Philosophy and Religious Studies 18 6 3 27
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1 14 4 19
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 16 2 18
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2 6 8
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Grand Total632,4811,5515074,602

A total of 2,544 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Loyola University Chicago.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,058 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate77%77%77%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Alternative namesLUC
Founded1870
MottoAd Maiorem Dei Gloriam
For the greater glory of God
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsblack, gold, maroon
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,734
Instructional FTE1,174
Research FTE63
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.luc.edu
Address1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, Illinois, 60660
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Phone7732743000
Fax+1 (312) 915 7003

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