Meet Loyola, by the numbers

‘Best Value’

U.S. News and World Report Ranking 2018

Phi Beta Kappa

One of only 8 percent of U.S. schools with a chapter of the honors society

Carnegie Foundation

Recognized for community service and engagement

Sierra Club

Top 50 Greenest Colleges or "Cool Schools" in U.S.

Our Students

17,159 enrolled in 2019

Including 12,240 undergraduates

40% our student body are students of color
250+ student clubs and organizations
MORE THAN 30% students study abroad
98% have a job or are in grad school three months after graduation
Our Freshmen

2,636 enrolled

from 47 states and 48 foreign countries
3.72 average weighted GPA
25–30 ACT Composite middle 50 percent
570–660 SAT verbal middle 50 percent
560–660 SAT math middle 50 percent
99% received need-based financial assistance
12% enrolled in interdisciplinary and business honors programs
34% students placed in top 10 percent of their high school class
Over 41% students identify as a student of color
Our Transfers

484 students

42% from four-year and 55% from two-year institutions
95% received need-based financial assistance
93% received institutional grants and scholarships
Our Faculty & Programs


full-time faculty members


student-faculty ratio




5-yr bachelors/masters programs

The University also offers more than 80 minors, and more than 140 graduate, professional, and graduate-level certificate programs.

Our Alumni


graduates and still growing


living in the Chicago area
Our growing network Loyola students connect with alums through the LUCONNECT mentorship program.