C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W
Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, IL
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 11,129
   Women 7,365 (66.2%)
   Men 3,764 (33.8%)
Graduate Students 5,293
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 73% of 22,712 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline  
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.65
SAT Math 570 average
510-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 576 average
520-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 27 average
24-29 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 $59,052
  Tuition and Fees $42,032
  Room and Board $13,770
Average Percent of Need Met 82%
Average Freshman Award $36,209
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 767
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 9% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 21% of classes
40-49 students: 10% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Chicago Population 2,714,856
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 85% of freshmen, 41% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Wolf (Ramblers)
Sororities 14.6% of women participate
Fraternities 10% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
12.8% Asian
5.5% Black/African-American
16.2% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
59.1% White
1.5% Unknown
International Students 4.8% from 106 countries
First-Year Students Returning 82.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 65.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported