Loyola University Chicago: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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Loyola University Chicago is a large four-year, private not-for-profit school with 16,440 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1870 and is one of the 74 colleges located in Chicago, Illinois.

Loyola University Chicago is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
166
Good
At Loyola University Chicago you can receive your several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Loyola University Chicago implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 166 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Law, Biology, Social Work, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
86%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Loyola University Chicago is high at 86% (well above Illinois average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Loyola University Chicago is good: 72%.

Student to faculty ratio at Loyola University Chicago is pretty decent -- 14:1. Learn more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$39,200
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high - about $37,900 a year. The additional fees at Loyola University Chicago (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,300; which makes it a total of $39,200 annually.

Read the details about Loyola University Chicago additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
71%
Doable
According to recent data, 21,555 applications were submitted and 15,360 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Loyola University Chicago in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,400
High
Loyola University Chicago provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Loyola University Chicago, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Loyola University Chicago provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 4,500 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high -- about $8,400 annually.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Loyola University Chicago. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Loyola University Chicago appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Loyola University Chicago Location and Maps



Post Address: Loyola University Chicago, 1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660, USA
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