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.
- Review admission standards
- Take the SAT and/or ACT and send all scores
- Pay attention to admission deadlines
- Research majors
- Review AP and other credit guides
- Review College of Music and Media requirements (please note: there is a separate application for music, theatre, design, music industry studies, digital film and visual arts candidates)
- Write your essay
- Loyola offers two applications options - (1) through the Common Application of (2) through the Loyola Application - there's no difference between the two - it's what you prefer
- If you're applying for a major within the College of Music and Media (all music, theatre, design, visual arts, music industry studies and digital film) you must apply through the Loyola Application
- Apply for Online Programs
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 towards greatness. On this campus, you don't have to limit yourself –- you can do everything that matters to you.