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Chicago

Our city is your classroom

The School of Education's deep roots as a cornerstone of the Chicago education system for the past 50+ years, plus a large and growing network of partnerships across Illinois, provide learning opportunities that you just won't find anywhere else. You'll make important connections with professional colleagues and the many Loyola alumni who have stayed in the city as educators and administrators.

Loyola works with Chicago Public Schools, as well as local Catholic and charter schools, to place you in a real classroom your first semester on campus. You'll make important connections with professional colleagues and the many Loyola alumni who have stayed in the city as educators and administrators.

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schools across Chicago that serve as a training ground for Loyola students
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culturally diverse neighborhoods
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CPS students who benefit from SOE programming and partnerships

Chicago's schools and classrooms will be your training ground, in addition to our own classrooms at the Water Tower, Lake Shore, and Cuneo Campuses. The School of Education is located at Water Tower Campus, 820 N. Michigan Ave., in the heart of downtown Chicago. As Loyola's urban center, Water Tower Campus connects students to internships, careers, and networking opportunities, as well as to the vast social and cultural resources of the city.