Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Overview

Address1032 W. Sheridan Rd
School Websitewww.luc.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Loyola University Chicago is a large private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Chicago, Illinois that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 25,122 students applied to Loyola University Chicago. Of those students, 17,064 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Loyola University Chicago was $42,690, in addition to fees of $1,358. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Loyola University Chicago.

Loyola University Chicago has a 74% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Loyola University Chicago acceptance rate is 68%. To put this into perspective, 17,064 of the 25,122 students who applied to Loyola University Chicago in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Loyola University Chicago is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Loyola University Chicago had an SAT score between the range of 1,120 and 1,310. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Loyola University Chicago was between 25 and 30 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Loyola University Chicago as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Loyola University Chicago, the tuition for in-state residents is $42,690. Combined with fees of $1,358, room and board costs of $14,480, other expenses of $1,600 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $61,328.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $44,048 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Loyola University Chicago to $61,328 for out-of-state students.

Students at Loyola University Chicago are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Loyola University Chicago was $4,900 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 25%.

Loyola University Chicago Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Loyola University Chicago.

Loyola University Chicago has a good gender split, with 67% of undergraduates being female and 33% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Illinois residents; in fact, 52% of all students reside in Illinois. However, 46% of students come from out-of-state and 3% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Loyola University Chicago is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Loyola University Chicago to thrive in your studies.

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