Loyola at a Glance

  • Chartered: 1912

  • Type: Private, Catholic, Jesuit comprehensive university; open to students of all faiths

  • Enrollment: 4,273 (total): 2,758 undergraduates; 756 graduate students; 95 Doctoral students; 549 law students; and 115 continuing education students

  • Faculty: 91 percent of full-time faculty hold highest degree.

  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 12:1

  • Five Colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business, Graduate and Professional Studies, Law, and Music and Fine Arts

  • Degree Programs: 59 undergraduate programs and 11 graduate and professional programs

  • 50+ Study Abroad Countries: Belgium, Brazil, China, Ecuador, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, U.K., and more.

  • Main Campus: 24 acres on historic oak-lined St. Charles Avenue in Uptown New Orleans; directly across from Audubon Park and Audubon Zoo, with expansive green space and lagoons, golf course, tennis courts and riding stables; 20 minutes from the French Quarter and downtown New Orleans.

  • Financial Aid and Scholarships: Approximately 89 percent of students receive some form of financial aid.

  • Cost: Annual tuition (2016-2017): $36,938; room and board: $12,464; resident fees: $1,816

  • Admissions: Average GPA: 3.52; Test scores (middle 50%): ACTC 22-28; SAT Critical Reading 520-620 / Math 480-610

  • Athletics: Compete in Division I of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics with 14 varsity sports.

  • Student Life: 100+ student organizations, clubs and intramural sports

  • Accreditations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS); Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN); The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP); Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB); National Association of Schools of Music (NASM); American Bar Association (ABA); Association of American Law Schools (AALS); American Chemical Society (ACS); Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE); Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC); and Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR), Accreditation for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

All facts are accurate as of Spring 2016.

Updated February 3, 2016