Nonprofit & Accredited
Loyola is a nonprofit, Higher Learning Commission–accredited university that has been educating adult learners for over 100 years. And for the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, supporting you in your education comes first.
As a mission-based organization, we invest in you through robust scholarship opportunities, financial aid and career services, and access to a wide range of learning opportunities and academic resources. When you come to Loyola, you become part of a community of learners that is recognized and respected by employers and recruiters the world over.
A "Best Value"
Loyola ranks #58 nationally on the U.S News & World Report list of "Best Value Schools", recognizing Loyola's balance of quality and cost as compared with other colleges. Furthermore, Loyola's online degree programs, which include those offered by SCPS, have been ranked #28 by US News & World Report.
According to a study by the Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment, students who transfer to a nonprofit university like Loyola earn 6-7% more over their lifetimes versus students who transfer to a for-profit college.