Study at Loyola University ChicagoLoyola University Chicago, or LU, is a private co-educational Jesuit university, founded in Chicago in 1870. It was named after the Jesuit patron, Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Loyola is one of the member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. It enrolls more than 15, 000 students every year.
Loyola University Chicago offers a variety of degrees and programs through the following schools and colleges:
Loyola University Chicago's sports teams are nicknamed the Loyola Ramblers and the LU Wolf is the mascot for the University.
- College of Arts and Sciences
- Institute of Pastoral Studies
- School of Business Administration
- School of Business, Graduate
- School of Communication
- School of Continuing and Professional Studies
- School of Education
- School of Law
- School of Medicine
- School of Nursing
- School of Social Work
- The Graduate School
Profile of Loyola University Chicago
The main campus of Loyola University is in Chicago, IL (a large city). The school is a Roman Catholic institution. Loyola University is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.
Loyola University students most commonly major in a field related to science and family and social work.
Loyola University Selectivity
The school does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 540 to 640. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 520 or more.
The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at Loyola University are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.
In 2007, the school had 15, 545 enrolled students.
Loyola University is generally not a school for part-time students. Meal plans are available. Student athletes at Loyola University belong to the Horizon League for major sports.
Loyola University Programs and Degrees
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Business and Management||777||business management, accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, managerial economics, MIS, organizational behavior, . . . |
|Liberal Arts||549||political science, English, history, international relations, sociology, anthropology, Spanish language, public history and archival administration, . . . |
|Science||341||biology, biomedical sciences, chemistry, physics, cell biology and anatomy, immunology, molecular biology, pharmacology, . . . |
|Law||322||law, health tax, banking and finance, tax law, legal research|
|Therapy and Counselling||309||psychology, educational psychology, Counselling psychology, school psychology, clinical psychology, medical ethids, social psychology, psychology courses, . . . |
|Education and Teaching||306||elementary school teaching, educational administration, secondary teaching, higher education administration, curriculum and instruction, special ed, social foundations of education, school Counselling, . . . |
|Family and Social Work||303||social work, human services, child development, family studies|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||208||registered nursing, nursing science, various nursing, adult health nursing, nurse practitioner, nursing administration, critical care nursing, clinical nurse specialist|
|Religion and Philosophy||155||philosophy, pastoral Counselling, theology, religious education, ministry, religion|
|Medicine||140||medicine, neuroscience, medical scientist|
|Media||105||communication studies, journalism, media studies, public relations and advertising|
|Security and Law Enforcement||91||criminal justice and safety, forensic science|
|Computer Science and Engineering||25||computer science, computer and info science, computer security, computer services management|
|Drama and Performing Arts||25||drama, theatre arts management|
|Mathematics||20||mathematics, statistics, mathematics and computer science|
|Fine Arts||19||fine arts|
|Conservation and Resource Management||14||environmental science|
|Medical administration||0||health and medical administrative, health care administration|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||0||dietitian, clinical nutritionist|
Contact: Loyola University
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan
Chicago, IL 60611-9810
General Phone: (312) 915-6000
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