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First-Year Students

What it takes to join the Wolf Pack

Everything begins when you apply. For current high school students who haven't taken any college courses, it's an easy three-step process.

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1. Prepare

2. Apply

3. After you Apply

  • Check your application status
  • Make sure all of your test scores have been submitted; if you're planning to take a test after you submit your application, let your admissions counselor know
  • Send your high school transcript; if you attended more than one high school, be sure that we get a transcript from each school
  • Request your letters of recommendation
  • Keep in touch with your admission counselor and let them know about changes in your academic profile
  • Be patient, admissions decisions will first be released electronically; admitted students will also receive official documentation via mail

Why Choose Loyola?

At Loyola, you're more than a major. You're an entrepreneur, an artist, a scientist, a musician—or some combination. Your neighbors will be makers and doers like you, and your teachers will guide you toward greatness. On this campus, you don't have to limit yourself. You can do everything that matters to you. 

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