Loyola at a Glance

  • Chartered: 1912

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

  • Enrollment: 4,496 (total): 2,854 undergraduates; 807 graduate students; 124 Doctoral students; 611 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: 65 undergraduate degrees and 10 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 (2014-2015): $35,504; room and board: $12,660; resident fees: $1,416

  • Admissions: Average GPA: 3.51; Test scores (middle 50%): ACTC 22-28; SAT Critical Reading 520-630 / Math 490-600

  • Athletics: Compete in Division I of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics with 15 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 Communications (ACEJMC); and Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR).

All facts are accurate as of Fall 2014 with the exception of the tuition rates, which are always posted in anticipation of the upcoming academic year.

Updated October 2, 2014