Water Tower Campus, Loyola’s downtown campus since 1946, is located along Pearson Street, just off North Michigan Avenue, Chicago’s famed “Magnificent Mile.” Few Chicago universities claim such a prime location with invaluable access to internships, careers, and networking opportunities with locally and nationally recognized Fortune 500 companies.
The Water Tower Campus is home to:
In addition to hosting the majority of graduate classes, this campus also includes the Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA), the Baumhart Residence Hall and Terry Student Center, and the University’s historic Lewis Towers, which house the Office of the President and other key university administrative offices.
The Water Tower Campus derives its name from the famous Chicago Water Tower, which survived the Great Chicago Fire in 1871. It sits in the shadow of the iconic John Hancock Center. Other nearby architectural landmarks include the Tribune Tower, the Wrigley Building, the Trump Tower, and the site of Fort Dearborn, around which the city was founded. Holy Name Cathedral and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago are located just south of campus, across Chicago Avenue.
In addition to the unparalleled shopping on Michigan Avenue, the Water Tower Campus also offers numerous dining and entertainment options. Cultural points of interest include the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Newberry Library, and Navy Pier.
You can read more about the cultural attractions in Chicago, or schedule a campus visit online, by phone at 800.262.2373, or via e-mail to see the most exciting school setting of all Chicago universities for yourself.
Undergraduate Admission Information
Lewis Towers, eighth floor
820 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 800.262.2373 or 312.915.6500
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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