Loyola University Chicago

International Admission

Prospective Students

Rome Start

Welcome! We're pleased that you're interested in attending Loyola University Chicago’s Rome Start program. Choosing a college is an important decision, and we're available to provide you with all the information you need. Please review the Rome Start website to learn everything you need to know.

Interested students must complete an online application indicating a freshman fall term start. The 2013 - 2014 application is available now. Be sure to select "Rome Start" as the application you wish to complete.

Please see the admission page for a full list of supporting credentials that must be submitted together with the online application.

Please note that admission to Loyola and the Rome Start program operates on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to submit your application early. 

  • December 1 is the priority deadline for admission to the Rome Start program. Applications submitted by this date are given priority consideration for both admission and scholarship opportunities. 
  • February 1 is the deadline for Loyola’s merit scholarship consideration. Applicants must be admitted prior to February 1 in order to be eligible for merit scholarships. The application for admission serves as the application for merit scholarships; no additional paperwork is required.
  • All candidates are required to finalize enrollment plans by May 1.

If you have specific questions regarding the application process and/or your application status, please do not hesitate to contact the Rome Start program in Rome at (+39) 06.355.88.328 or romestart@luc.edu. You may also contact the Undergraduate Admission Office directly at (+1) 800.262.2373 or admission@luc.edu.