Loyola at a Glance

  • Chartered: 1912

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

  • Enrollment: 3,858 (total): 2,615 undergraduates; 581 graduate students; 82 Doctoral students; 494 law students; and 86 continuing education students

  • Faculty: 90 percent of full-time faculty hold highest degree.

  • Undergraduate Student-Faculty Ratio: 11:1

  • Five Colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business, College of Nursing and Health, Law, and Music and Fine Arts

  • Degree Programs: In 2018-2019 there were 66 undergraduate programs and 17 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 and fees (2018-2019): $39,942; room and board (on-campus residence): $13,214

  • Admissions: Average GPA: 3.58; Test scores (middle 50%): ACT 23-29; SAT 1080-1270

  • Athletics: Compete in Division I of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics with 18 varsity sports.

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

  • Accreditations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC); 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).

All facts are accurate as of August 2018 and will be updated again in October 2018.

Updated August 1, 2018