Application Deadline and Contacts
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|Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Admitted students must commit to attending Loyola by March 31st|
- For application related questions, contact Graduate Enrollment Management.
- A Completed Application Form
You may submit your application form online.
- Official Transcripts
Applicants must submit official transcripts for all undergraduate and any graduate work. To be eligible for admission, your transcript must show an earned bachelor's degree or a bachelor’s degree in progress. Certified copies of transcripts are acceptable; faxed copies of transcripts are not considered official. If you attended Loyola University Chicago previously, you do not need to request transcripts; we have them on record. Transcripts must show a GPA of at least a 3.0.
In exceptional cases, applicants whose undergraduate GPA is below 3.0 may be admitted. Each program area gives meaningful consideration to the applicant's graduate GPA, recommendations, professional experience and reasons for pursuing a graduate program, as well as to the diversity of the student body.
- A Personal Statement
Your statement should be 1-3 pages, and you should describe your:
- Academic and research interests, as well as your professional goals;
- Life experiences that have influenced your view of social justice;
- Any research and professional experiences.
A current resume that highlights at least two years of work experience relevant to your professional goals.
Required Resume Element: include the name and contact information of at least one reference
- International Students
Additional requirements for International applicants including English Language and Transcript & Credentials can be found on our International Students page