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Loyola at a Glance

  • Enrollment: 4,422 (total): 3,188 undergraduates; 587 graduate students; 82 Doctoral students; 527 law students; and 38 continuing education students
  • Faculty: 91 percent of full-time faculty holds highest degree.
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 12:1
  • Degree Programs: 74 undergraduate programs and 19 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.
  • 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

U.S. News & World Report 'Best Colleges'

#4 in the region for diversity
#10 "Best Regional Universities of the South"
#12 "Best Value" in the South
#42 Best Online Nursing Programs

The Princeton Review's 'Best Colleges'

#9 Lots of Race/Class Interaction
#1 Town-Gown Relations are Great
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Student Demographics


  • 32% male/68% female
  • Ethnic minorities represent 47% of all freshmen


  • 35% male/65% female
  • Ethnic minorities represent 50% of all undergraduates


  • 22% male; 78% female
  • Ethnic minorities represent 40% of student body

New Orleans, the place to be

  • #2 Best city in the U.S. and Canada by Travel + Leisure readers' survey
  • #1 Best food city in America according to Thrillist
  • #11 Best quality of life by The Princeton Review
  • Top 20 Friendliest City in America by Travel + Leisure
  • #7 Most inspiring city in the World by GOOD Magazine
  • #1 Brainpower city in the U.S. according to Forbes
  • #7 Best colleges for veterans in the region by The Princeton Review

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You're the best investment

  • Approximately 99% of first-time freshmen receive some form of financial aid
  • Approximately 86% of all undergraduates receive some form of financial aid
  • Annual tuition and fees (2019-2020): $40,592; room and board: $13,548
  • 85% of graduates are employed, or enrolled in graduate school or engaged in service or a fellowship within 6 months of graduation

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