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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.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,483
   Women 1,504 (60.6%)
   Men 979 (39.4%)
Graduate Students 1,196
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 68% of 5,160 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline April 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.58
SAT Math 543 average
500-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 575 average
520-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
23-29 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $55,728
  Tuition and Fees $38,504
  Room and Board $12,808
Average Percent of Need Met 82%
Average Freshman Award $34,087
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 257
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
New Orleans Population 369,250
Nearest Metropolitan Area New Orleans
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 84% of freshmen, 49% of all students
Athletic Conferences National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot Wolf
Sororities 20% of women participate
Fraternities 11% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.1% Asian
15.8% Black/African-American
17.3% Hispanic/Latino
5.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
53.2% White
5.0% Unknown
International Students 3.4% from 39 countries
First-Year Students Returning 79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 44.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 57%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported