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
2,982
Undergraduate
Students
(63.6%) 1,898 Women
(36.4%) 1,084 Men
1,279
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
94% of 4,514 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.51
SAT Math
510-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
597 average
550-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$55,666
Tuition and Fees
$40,592
Room and Board
$13,548
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Freshman Award
$34,391
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,341
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
234
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
20% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.4% Asian
17.1% Black/African-American
18.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
47.8% White
7.8% Unknown
International Students
2.2% from 37 countries
First-Year Students Returning
85.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
51.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
61%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
14.3%
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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 Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
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
Rolling
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
94% of 4,514 applicants were admitted
Women
94% of 3,077 applicants were admitted
Men
94% of 1,437 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
867 (20%) of 4,257 admitted students enrolled
Women
546 (19%) of 2,907 admitted students enrolled
Men
341 (25%) of 1,350 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
3.51
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
510-600 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4%
Score of 600 - 700
22%
Score of 500 - 600
56%
Score of 400 - 500
17%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
597 average
550-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
7%
Score of 600 - 700
45%
Score of 500 - 600
41%
Score of 400 - 500
6%
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
45%
Score of 18 - 23
38%
Score of 12 - 17
3%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 25%
Top quarter: 51%
Top half: 76%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$55,666
Tuition and Fees
$40,592
Room and Board
$13,548
Books and Supplies
$1,276
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

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 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
747 (94.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
631 (87.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
631 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
88 (15.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$34,391
Need-Based Gift
Received by 630 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $30,892
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 539 (85.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,154
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 78 (13.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
164 (16.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,851

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,233 (85.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,954 (87.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,952 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
300 (17.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$33,225
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,930 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,636
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,648 (82.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,646
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 239 (13.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
576 (21.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,733

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
72%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,341
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
Applied Art and Design
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
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,580
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Statistics
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry, General
  • Christian Studies
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Literature
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Journalism
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Technology
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Voice and Opera
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Visual and performing arts, Social sciences
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 for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
234
Part-Time Faculty
172
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
52%
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
649,142
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
525
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 Laws, Master of Music, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Criminal Justice, Master of Music Therapy, Master of Arts in Teaching

Master's Programs of Study

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Law
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Music
  • Therapies--Dance, Drama, and Music

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Juris Doctor

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Law

Location and Setting


New Orleans Population
369,250
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New Orleans
Campus Size
26 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
 
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
 

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

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, 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
20% of women participate
Fraternities
6% 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
2,982
Women
1,898 (63.6%)
Men
1,084 (36.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,691
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.4% Asian
17.1% Black/African-American
18.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
47.8% White
7.8% Unknown
International Students.
2.2% from 37 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
1,279

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
85.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
51.7%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
59.8%
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
14.3%
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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