Loyola at a Glance

  • Chartered: 1912

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

  • Enrollment: 3,836 (total): 2,506 undergraduates; 635 graduate students; 82 Doctoral students; 479 law students; and 134 continuing education students

  • Faculty: 91 percent of full-time faculty hold highest degree.

  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 10:1

  • Five Colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business, Graduate and Professional Studies, Law, and Music and Fine Arts

  • Degree Programs: 59 undergraduate programs and 11 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.

  • Financial Aid and Scholarships: Approximately 89 percent of students receive some form of financial aid.

  • Cost: Annual tuition (2017-2018): $37,676; room and board: $13,214; resident fees: $1,566

  • Admissions: Average GPA: 3.58; Test scores (middle 50%): ACTC 23-29; SAT Critical Reading 520-630 / Math 500-610

  • Athletics: Compete in Division I of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics with 16 varsity sports.

  • Student Life: 130 student organizations, clubs and intramural sports

  • Accreditations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS); 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), Accreditation for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

All facts are accurate as of Fall 2016 and valid through Fall 2017.

Updated December 15, 2016