Loyola at a Glance

  • Chartered: 1912

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

  • Enrollment: 4,864 (total): 3,010 undergraduates; 909 graduate students; 136 Doctoral students; 709 law students; and 100 continuing education students

  • Faculty: 89 percent of full-time faculty hold highest degree.

  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 11:1

  • Five Colleges: Business, Humanities and Natural Sciences, Law, Music and Fine Arts, Social Sciences

  • Degrees: 64 undergraduate degrees and 14 graduate and professional programs

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

  • Main Campus: 24 acres on St. Charles Avenue in Uptown New Orleans; 20 minutes from the French Quarter and downtown New Orleans; across from Audubon Park and Zoo.

  • Financial Aid and Scholarships: Approximately 87 percent of students receive some form of financial aid.

  • Cost: Annual tuition (2013-2014): $35,504; room and board: $12,660; fees: $1,106

  • Admissions: Average GPA: 3.54; Test scores (middle 50%): ACT 22-28; SAT Critical Reading 520-640 / Math 510-610

  • Athletics: Compete in Division I of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics with 12 varsity sports.

  • Student Life: 90+ student organizations, clubs and intramural sports

  • Accreditations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS); National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC); 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 Communication (ACEJMC); and Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR).

All facts are accurate as of Fall 2013 with the exception of the tuition rates, which are always posted in anticipation of the upcoming academic year.

Updated May 12, 2014