Applications for Summer I admission will be accepted on a rolling basis. Admitted students must commit to attending Loyola by May 1st.
Applications for Fall admission will be accepted on a rolling basis. Admitted students must commit to attending Loyola by August 1st.
Cohort Model: This program is following a cohort model with both online and in-person cohort options. In this model, students benefit from networking and building professional relationships with one another during the course of their program. Once a cohort is formed, the students remain together for the duration of their program. The development of the cohort is contingent upon reaching the required numbers of enrolled students.
- A Completed Application Form
You may submit your application form online. The application consists of two primary components: transcripts and a personal statement.
Applicants must submit 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. We will accept unofficial transcripts given the current environment of the pandemic. 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. We give 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 1-2 pages, describing:
- Professional, Academic and/or research interests, and goals
- Life experiences that have influenced your desire to study language, culture, and curriculum at a social-justice-oriented institution.