Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

Loyola New Orleans, founded in 1912, is a church-affiliated university. Its 26-acre campus is located in a residential section of New Orleans. Campus architecture includes Tudor, Gothic and modern styles.

Website: www.loyno.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,602
Undergraduate
Students
(62.1%) 1,616 Women
(37.9%) 986 Men
1,157
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
69% of 5,112 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
April 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.57
SAT Math
520-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
560-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$57,834
Tuition and Fees
$39,692
Room and Board
$13,380
Average Percent of Need Met
83%
Average Freshman Award
$35,842
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$29,946
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
241
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

New Orleans Population
369,250
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New Orleans
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
54% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Wolf
Sororities
13% of women participate
Fraternities
4% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.4% Asian
14.9% Black/African-American
16.6% Hispanic/Latino
4.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
52.0% White
7.7% Unknown
International Students
3.3% from 42 countries
First-Year Students Returning
80.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
46.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
61%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 2 3
Science 2 3
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies 2  
History   2
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
6363 Saint Charles Avenue
City, State, Zip
New Orleans, LA 70118-6195
Phone
(504) 865-3240
Fax
(504) 865-3383
E-mail
admit@loyno.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
April 15
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
69% of 5,112 applicants were admitted
Women
69% of 3,447 applicants were admitted
Men
70% of 1,665 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
867 (25%) of 3,533 admitted students enrolled
Women
555 (23%) of 2,369 admitted students enrolled
Men
312 (27%) of 1,164 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.57
3.75 and Above
38%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
520-620 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
30%
Score of 500 - 600
47%
Score of 400 - 500
16%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
560-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
10%
Score of 600 - 700
45%
Score of 500 - 600
42%
Score of 400 - 500
3%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
14%
Score of 24 - 29
50%
Score of 18 - 23
35%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 31%
Top quarter: 60%
Top half: 87%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$57,834
Tuition and Fees
$39,692
Room and Board
$13,380
Books and Supplies
$1,276
Other Expenses
$3,236
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002016
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
752 (94.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
661 (87.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
661 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
99 (15.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$35,842
Need-Based Gift
Received by 661 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,173
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 564 (85.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,299
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 86 (13.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
130 (16.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,586

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,052 (85.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,819 (88.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,814 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
315 (17.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$33,676
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,805 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,558
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,501 (82.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,153
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 249 (13.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
522 (21.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,800

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
71%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$29,946
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,600
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Christian Studies
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Criminology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Visual and performing arts, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
241
Part-Time Faculty
196
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
50%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 28% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 72% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


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

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
652,007
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
300
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
 
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
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 Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Music Therapy, Master of Criminal Justice, Master of Business Administration, Master of Laws

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Music
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Theology
  • Therapies--Dance, Drama, and Music

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Juris Doctor

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Law
  • Nursing--General

Location and Setting


New Orleans Population
369,250
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New Orleans
Campus Size
22 acres

Weather

Temperature
41.8 average low in January, 89.2 average high in September
Rain
115 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in New Orleans
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in New Orleans

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
54% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
57%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
self-defense education, bicycle patrols, closed circuit TV monitors, door alarms, crime prevention programs, card access control

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Wolf
School Colors
Maroon and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Table Tennis x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Table Tennis x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Table Tennis x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, panhellenic council, black student union, loyola university community action plan, quidditch, interfraternity council
Sororities
13% of women participate
Fraternities
4% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,602
Women
1,616 (62.1%)
Men
986 (37.9%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,446
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.4% Asian
14.9% Black/African-American
16.6% Hispanic/Latino
4.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
52.0% White
7.7% Unknown
International Students.
3.3% from 42 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
1,157

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
80.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
46.7%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
55.2%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
56.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
61%
Average Starting Salary
61%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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