Loyola University Chicago


Required Hours and Grade Point Average for Graduation

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Students must complete 120 hours to graduate. Student must have a minimum cumulative 2.00 GPA. They must also have a minimum cumulative 2.00 GPA in their Core Curriculum.

Most departments require a minimum 2.00 GPA in their major(s) and minor(s). Students must check with their department(s) for policy on the minimum GPA in the major and/or minor.

Students must file an application for their degree before the assigned dates: the first week in October for degrees to be awarded in May; the first week in April for degrees to be awarded in January.



Required Hours in Residence Needed for Graduation

In-residence hours refers to the course credit hours taken at Loyola University, the Rome Center, or taken from any of the Loyola sponsored study abroad programs through the Office for International Programs.

Students must take their final, uninterrupted 45 hours of instruction or a minimum of 64 hours in residence at Loyola University Chicago.