Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Application Process

Graduate Programs

At Loyola's Quinlan School of Business, we know the importance of the decision you are about to make, and we strive to provide a seamless admission process to help you along the way.

Our rolling admission policy allows the flexibility to enroll in any of the four quarters during the academic year (August, November, February, and May). Once we receive all required application materials, allow two weeks for an admission decision. Early applications are encouraged.

QuarterApplication DeadlineQuarter Starts
Fall July 15 Late August
Winter Oct. 1 Early November
Spring Jan. 15 Late February
Summer April 1 Late May

For general questions about admission, call 312.915.8908.

Application Requirements

We prefer that you submit your application form online. When doing so, the application fee is waived. You may also download an application form and mail the completed form to:

Graduate and Professional Enrollment Management
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611

Applicants must submit official transcripts for all undergraduate and any graduate work. To be eligible for admission, your transcript must show an earned bachelor’s degree or a bachelor’s degree in progress. Certified copies of transcripts are acceptable; faxed copies of transcripts are not considered official. If you attended Loyola University Chicago previously, you do not need to request transcripts; we have them on record.

Letters of recommendation are encouraged but not required.
If you supply your recommender’s e-mail address as part of your completed online application form, then your recommendation letters may be submitted online. Or your recommenders may choose to mail them to:

Graduate and Professional Enrollment Management
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611

Please discuss how the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago and our focus on responsible leadership will prepare you for your career and why you have chosen this program. Your statement should be two to three pages in length, double-spaced. Applicants may submit the statement through the online application, e-mail it to gradapp@luc.edu, or mail it to:

Graduate and Professional Enrollment Management
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611

Official GMAT or GRE General Test scores must be submitted directly from the testing service. Learn more about the GMAT online or the GRE online.

Applicants may submit a current resume through the online application, e-mail it to gradapp@luc.edu, or mail it to:

Graduate and Professional Enrollment Management
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611

A $50 application fee is required for applications submitted by mail. If you complete the online application form, the application fee is waived.