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Loyola University Chicago Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Chicago, IL

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • African Studies
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Applied Psychology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Legal Professions and Studies, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
  • Neurobiology and Behavior
  • Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other
  • Neuroscience
  • Office Management and Supervision
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religious Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Voice and Opera
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, social work, political science, sociology, psychology/applied social psychology, computers, biology, accounting, information technology, criminal justice and criminology
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Not required

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 9% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 20% of classes
40-49 students: 11% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 29% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 28% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Science in Accountancy, Master of Arts, Master of Jurisprudence, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Finance, Master of Science, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Divinity, Master of Science in Human Resources, Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

Master's Programs of Study

  • Adult Nursing
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Policy
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Health Law
  • Higher Education
  • Infectious Diseases
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Religious Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Taxation
  • Theology
  • Women's Health Nursing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Juridical Sciences

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Adult Nursing
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Policy
  • English
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Health Law
  • Higher Education
  • Infectious Diseases
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Law
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • School Psychology
  • Taxation
  • Women's Health Nursing

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