LUC

Loyola University Chicago

1032 W Sheridan Rd, Chicago, United States
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  • Total Documents
    1,791
  • Class Notes
    1,343
  • Textbook Notes
    197
  • Study Guides
    241
  • Currently Enrolled
    1,593
  • Previously Enrolled
    709

Overview of Loyola University Chicago (LUC)

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:11,420
    • Men:3,856 Men (33.8%)
    • Women:7,564 Women (66.2%)

Location

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Admission Information (LUC)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Loyola University Chicago is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
1
2
Academic Electives
-
3

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
February 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1032 West Sheridan Road
City, State, Zip
Chicago, IL 60660
Phone
(773) 508-3075
Fax
(773) 915-6414
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
Recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
71% of 23,571 applicants were admitted
Women
72% of 15,743 applicants were admitted
Men
67% of 7,828 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
3,511 (21%) of 16,639 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,326 (20%) of 11,408 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,185 (23%) of 5,231 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.70
375 And Above
52%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
599 average |550-650 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
10%
• Score 600 - 700
40%
• Score 500 - 600
44%
• Score 400 - 500
7%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
12%
• Score 600 - 700
51%
• Score 500 - 600
36%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
27 average |24-29 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
23%
• Score 24 - 29
58%
• Score 18 - 23
19%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (LUC)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $43,808 (100.0%)
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Loyola University Chicago accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001710
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
2,261 (85.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,839 (81.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,838 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
333 (18.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$36,370
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,810 (98.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,423
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,488 (81.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,281
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 275 (15.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
764 (28.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,733

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
7,797 (73.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
6,846 (87.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,822 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
945 (13.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$34,844
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,542 (95.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,420
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,681 (83.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,605
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 663 (9.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
3,097 (29.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,444

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
67%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$34,973
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
29.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,790

Academics & Instruction (LUC)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Not required

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


827

Part-Time Faculty


739

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


49%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 9% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 22% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 20% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 11% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 4% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 29% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
2,483,205
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1300
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Loyola University Chicago provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


83.1%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


69.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


75.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


77.2%

Programs & Majors (LUC)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (75)


  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Journalism
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Office Management and Supervision
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religious Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


Business administration, engineering, social work, political science, sociology, psychology/applied social psychology, computers, biology, accounting, information technology, criminal justice and criminology

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education, Doctor in Bioethics, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Juridical Sciences

Master's Programs of Study (77)


  • Accounting
  • Adult Nursing
  • Applied Statistics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cancer Biology/Oncology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Clinical Research
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Policy
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Ethics
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Law
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Human Resources Management
  • Humanities
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Information Science
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Molecular Physiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Philosophy
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Public History
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Software Engineering
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Taxation
  • Theology
  • Urban Studies
  • Women's Health Nursing

Campus Life (LUC)

Location & Geography

Population


2,714,856

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


105 acres

Weather


Temperature
12.9 average low in January, 79.6 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Chicago
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Chicago

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


40% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


60%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Wolf (Ramblers)
School Colors
Maroon and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, racquetball, table tennis

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Loyola University Chicago offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, panhellenic council, national society of collegiate scholars, vegetarian and vegan society, interfraternity council, american medical student association

Sororities


16.8% of women participate

Fraternities


8% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


10,681

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
11,420
Women
7,564
Men
3,856

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 12.6% Asian
  • 5.8% Black/African-American
  • 16.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 58.5% White
  • 1.6% Unknown

International Students


5.3% from 103 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


5,253

Student Resources (LUC)