Loyola University Chicago

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Why Recruit at Loyola?


Why Recruit at Loyola University Chicago?

Loyola University Chicago Fast Facts

  • We are Chicago's Jesuit, Catholic University.
  • Our university community embraces diversity, encourages personal development, aspires to excellence, and engages our world as global citizens. 

Our History & Progress

  • Founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, Loyola University Chicago is one of the nation’s largest Jesuit Catholic universities and the only one located in Chicago.
  • Loyola is among a select group of colleges and universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.
  • U.S. News & World Report has ranked Loyola University Chicago consistently among the "top 100 national universities" in its annual publications.

Our Campuses & Centers

Our Students

  • 17,007 total enrollment, 11,919 of whom are undergraduates.
  • Our student body comes from 50 states and 82 foreign countries.
  • 32 percent are students of color.
  • 35 percent of students study abroad.

Our Academic Programs

Our Alumni

  • The Rambler Alumni Nation is 150,000 strong.
  • More than 82,000 alumni live in the Chicago area.

For more facts about our students, visit https://www.luc.edu/oie/