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Graduate Application Process

Applying to one of our graduate programs is simple. To get started, follow these three easy steps: 

  • Explore our graduate programs.
  • Review application requirements and admissions criteria. Visit your graduate program's webpage.
  • Submit your application. Make sure you submit the right application. Remember to sign, date, and submit your application even if you aren't ready to upload any other supporting materials. You can always log back into your application portal to upload supporting materials at a later time.  

To apply to:

Dual Degree Applicants: all dual degree applicants are required to submit a separate application and materials for each program. Official transcripts from previous institutions attended can be applied to both applications. To be considered a dual degree student, you must be admitted to both graduate programs as a degree seeking student.

International Applicants

Loyola University New Orleans welcomes graduate students from all over the world. As an international student, there are a few additional requirements you should be aware of, with respect to deadlines, program requirements, English-language proficiences, and costs. Keep in touch with the graduate admissions office and let us know about changes in your academic profile.

Learn more about international student requirements

Certificate Programs

Does your field demand continuing education? Are you looking for a program to boost your professional or academic credentials? Loyola University New Orleans offers both credit and non-credit certificate programs to get you there. Explore and apply to certificate programs that will help take you to the next step in your career.

Explore certificate programs

Are You a LOYNO Graduating Senior or Alumni?

Whether you're about to finish your undergrad experience or have recently graduated, there is always a place for you at Loyola University New Orleans. The Quick Admissions program offers automatic [expedited] admissions to top-performing LOYNO graduating seniors into select graduate programs. Additionally, graduating seniors and alumni are eligible for the alumni merit discount program. Read on to learn more about both programs and see participating degree programs. 

Explore the quick admit/alumni merit discount programs