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College of Arts & Sciences

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Summer in the City

From artificial coral reefs to fossils at the Field Museum, discover how students take advantage of all that a summer in Chicago has to offer with immersive, one-of-a-kind research opportunities — right in their own backyard. Learn More

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Interdisciplinary Programs

Interdisciplinary Programs

Interdisciplinary Programs

The College of Arts and Sciences is home to 26 interdisciplinary programs that provide students with the opportunity to enhance their academic experience in their interested field.

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Engaged Learning

Engaged Learning

Engaged Learning

As part of the Core Curriculum, students in the College of Arts and Sciences are required to participate in Engaged Learning courses and opportunities, such as research, internships, and service, allowing for structured, hands-on experience in their area of study in the classroom and out in the community.

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Faculty Recognition

Faculty Recognition

Faculty Recognition

The College of Arts and Sciences houses a robust faculty with expertise across the arts and humanities, the social sciences, and the natural and computational sciences. Whether it is innovative teaching, groundbreaking research, or exemplary work in the community, we strive to recognize our faculty for their excellence.

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Our Community

Joshua Jones, senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, awarded the President's Medallion 2023

President's Medallion 2023 Awarded to Joshua Jones

Joshua Jones, a student veteran, nonprofit founder, and senior studying economics and biology, has been awarded the President's Medallion 2023 for his outstanding scholarship, leadership, and service.

Timothy Gilfoyle guides a group of students on a bike tour on Broadway Avenue outside the historic Green Mill

A Midnight Ride Through Time

For the past 34 years, Timothy Gilfoyle, Professor in the Department of History, turns the streets of Chicago into a classroom on two wheels for a guided bike tour under the stars through the city's history for this beloved Loyola tradition.

Dr. Héctor García Chávez, Loyola Chicago professor of Women's Studies and Gender Studies and Modern Languages and Literatures.

Interdisciplinary Lecture Series

The 2023 - 2024 Interdisciplinary Lecture Series on Understanding Violence from an Interdisciplinary Prespective will explore the multi-faceted concept of violence with featured academic experts and practitioners from around the world.

Connor Elmore a Loyola University Chicago student / alum
“I not only developed as a scholar, a leader, and a community member, but I also developed as an individual person.” Connor Elmore, Political Science and English, College of Arts and Sciences '22


Over $9 million in external grants received by the College of Arts and Sciences in 2022.


46,000 alumni from the College of Arts and Sciences - the largest alumni community within Loyola University Chicago.


96 undergraduate majors and interdisciplinary programs offered within the College of Arts and Sciences.
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Current Students

The Loyola experience – from the classes you take to the people you meet, to the places you see – will shape you for the rest of your life.

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Dec 02
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Lessons & Carols

Dec 07
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM


Dec 08
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Chamber Ensemble Recital

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