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Investing in a quality education begins with your application to Loyola University Chicago.

A college education doesn't have to be just a dream.

At Loyola University Chicago, that investment in your future is accessible, affordable, and achievable—and it all begins with your college application.

Shaped by a vibrant, urban setting and a strong Jesuit Catholic tradition, Loyola University Chicago offers you a world-class learning experience that is anything but ordinary. Here you will find more than 80 undergraduate majors, research and internship opportunities, service projects across the nation, and more than 100 study abroad programs. We will challenge you to learn broadly, think critically, serve generously, and lead courageously.

With more than 10,000 undergraduates, the Loyola family represents 82 countries and all 50 states. While we come from all faiths and backgrounds, we share a common purpose of building a better society. At Loyola, we don’t just prepare you for a successful career—we prepare you to lead an extraordinary life.

Whether you're applying as a freshman, applying as a transfer student, or applying as an international student, we've provided step-by-step instructions for your college application process. If you have questions about your application, you can speak with one of Loyola's admission counselors.

From the Director: College Admission at Loyola

What is the Loyola Experience?

If you look at Loyola’s website or see a Loyola ad or receive a printed Loyola brochure, you will likely see this phrase, The Loyola Experience. In truth, I think it is a pretty common phrase that prospective students hear from one university to another—particularly during the admission process—the (fill in the university here) Experience. […]


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Loyola Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (LUROP)

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