Freshman Admission Requirements

Students are required to submit the online application, official test scores (ACT or SAT), a writing sample or personal statement, one letter of recommendation (note: one letter is required for the application but a student can submit up to three letters of recommendation), and an official high school transcript.

International students whose native language is not English, and/or students whose primary language of instruction is not English, are required to submit a TOEFL or IELTS score. If you will require a visa to study in the United States, you must complete the Declaration and Certification of Finances form and submit it with proof of financial resources showing your ability to cover expenses for your first year at Loyola.
Freshman students are recommended to complete the following courses by their high school graduation for admission consideration:

  • English courses: 4 years
  • Math courses: 3 years
  • Science courses: 3 years
  • Social science courses: 3 years
  • Foreign Language courses: 2 years

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