Loyola University Chicago

International Admission

About Loyola

Loyola At a Glance

  • Founded in 1870 under the name "St. Ignatius College" and became one of the largest Jesuit universities in the USA
  • Mid-sized, private, coeducational, urban
  • 3 international campuses/centers in Rome, Italy, Beijing, China, and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • More than 80 undergraduate majors and minors
  • More than 140 graduate and professional degree programs
  • 14 to 1 student to faculty ratio
  • 4,000+ faculty and staff members

Loyola Students

  • 16,437 total enrollment; 11,079 undergraduates; 2,194 new freshmen; 519 transfer students
  • From 50 states and territories, and 82 countries
  • Approximately 39% African American, Asian American, Latin American, Multi-racial, Native American, and other race/ethnicity

Admission

Freshmen (2015)

  • Mean GPA: 3.73
  • Middle 50% range on SAT Verbal: 520–630
  • Middle 50% range on SAT Math: 518–630
  • Middle 50% range on ACT composite: 24–29

Transfers (2015)

  • Students from two-year schools: 70%
  • Students from four-year schools: 28%
  • Other (i.e.: trade schools): 2%

Priority Deadlines

Undergraduate Freshman Admission

  • Priority deadline for freshman admission: December 1
  • Deadline for freshman scholarship consideration: February 1*
  • Application for the Interdisciplinary Honors Program for freshmen: February 1*
  • Application for financial assistance (FAFSA): March 1
  • Enrollment and housing deposit deadline: May 1**

Undergraduate Transfer Admission

  • Priority deadline for Fall transfer admission: June 1
  • Priority deadline for Spring transfer admission: November 1

* Must be admitted to the University by this date.
** Refunds will not be given after this date.
Note: If the class fills, we reserve the right to use a wait list.