Loyola University Chicago continues to advance the 450-year-old Jesuit tradition of rigorous academic study grounded in the liberal arts.

We help you prepare for meaningful careers with top programs in business, the sciences, and other disciplines, along with opportunities for internships in Chicago and beyond. Loyola’s well-rounded, transformative education will help you develop as a whole person—intellectually, physically, and spiritually.

Shaped by its vibrant, urban setting and the Jesuit tradition, Loyola University Chicago offers a unique educational environment while preparing people to lead extraordinary lives. We are committed to service excellence and to empowering students to learn, to grow as well-rounded individuals, and to become Loyola graduates.

Basic details

  • Region: Midwest
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Campus setting: Suburban
  • Type of institution: Private

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 91%
  • Average ACT range: 25-29
  • Average SAT range: 1050-1260 (without writing included)
  • Test optional? No
  • Common Application accepted? No
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance; Anthropology; Archaeology; Area Studies; Art History; Arts; Biology; Biomedical Engineering; Business; Chemistry; Communications; Computer Science; Creative Writing; Criminal Justice; Dance; Design; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Education; Ethnic/Cultural Studies; Engineering; English; Environmental Sciences; Film/Cinema Studies; Gender Studies; Genetics; Geography; Geology; History; Hospitality, Travel & Tourism; Humanities; Information Sciences/Systems; International Relations; Journalism; Labour/Industrial Relations; Languages; Law; Liberal Arts; Linguistics; Literature; Management; Marketing; Mathematics; Medical Sciences; Military Sciences; Museum Studies; Music; Neuroscience; Nursing; Nutrition; Paleontology; Pharmacology; Philosophy; Physics; Physiology; Political Science; Psychology; Public Health; Public Policy; Public Relations/Affairs; Social Work; Sociology; Theology/Religion; Urban Planning; Urban Studies; Veterinary Medicine
  • Full list of majors available: http://www.luc.edu/undergrad/academiclife/college-majors.html

Finances

  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $51,100

Athletics

  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Women's Bowling; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Men's Fencing; Women's Fencing; Women's Field Hockey; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Golf; Women's Golf; Men's Gymnastics; Women's Gymnastics; Men's Ice Hockey; Women's Ice Hockey; Men's Lacrosse; Women's Lacrosse; Men's Rowing; Women's Rowing; Men's Skiing; Women's Skiing; Men's Swimming and Diving; Women's Swimming and Diving; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball; Men's Water Polo; Women's Water Polo; Men's Wrestling; Women's Wrestling

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