Loyola University Chicago

Study Abroad

Ready to Apply

Start your application to Study Abroad!

The application for study abroad is online and can be completed here.

What you will need:

  • Your chosen study abroad program.
  • A copy of your passport (receipt of purchase will suffice until you get your official passport).
  • Name and email of an Academic Advisor to submit for your recommendation form.
  • Credit card to pay $100 application fee.

Important Notes:

Before applying, please read the eligibility requirements for study abroad here.

After completing the Loyola study abroad online application, students applying to IES, USAC, SIT, API, Affiliate, Exchange and Petition programs will receive further instructions regarding how to complete their provider applications as well.

Application Statuses

Study abroad applications can be in a variety of statuses, depending on actions taken by the student or others. See below for a list of some of these statuses and what they mean.

Started (STA) status means that the student has started an application but not yet completed all required components.

Applied status means that the student has completed all required components, but the Advisor Recommendation Form has not yet been submitted by the student's Academic Advisor.

NOTE: Please see our Deadlines page for more information about deadlines to be in Applied status.

Ready to Review status means that the student's application is complete and ready to be reviewed by OIP.

Accepted status means that the student has been accepted to the program by OIP.

NOTE: Please see the Deadlines page for more information about the "Intent to Enroll" confirmation deposit, if applicable.

Approved status means that OIP has approved the student to apply for and participate in a Loyola-approved provider program. Additional application steps may apply.

NOTE: Please see the Deadlines page for more information about the "Intent to Enroll" confirmation deposit, if applicable.

Denied status means that the student has not been Accepted/Approved to the program.

Cancelled status means that the student has cancelled their application prior to finishing their application or before the application was reviewed by OIP.

Withdrawn status means that the student withdrew from the program after being Accepted/Approved.