Loyola University Chicago

2,435 reviews
  1. Chicago, IL
  2. 4 Year
B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    B+
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    A
  9. Dorms
    B+
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    B
Loyola University Chicago is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AAA
Athletic Conference
Missouri Valley Conference
Address
1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60660
Website

Loyola University Chicago Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
63%
SAT Range
1050-1260
ACT Range
25-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$31,069/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $25,348/ year
  • $30-48k
    $25,492/ year
  • $49-75k
    $27,623/ year
  • $76-110k
    $31,054/ year
  • $110k+
    $34,287/ year

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.112 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.111 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.111 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,331Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
27%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 53 responses
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  • They cannot be summed up into one word.
    30%
  • Average
    28%
  • Rich
    21%
  • Well-off, rather sheltered suburban liberals
    9%
  • Future White Christian Suburban Moms of America
    6%
  • Pretentious
    4%
  • Mediocre
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
85%
Poll
49%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.153 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.182 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 50 responses
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  • Challenging
    32%
  • Amazing
    18%
  • Open-Minded
    12%
  • Reasonable
    10%
  • Interesting
    6%
  • Mediocre
    6%
  • Inspiring
    4%

After Loyola University Chicago

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$50,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
73%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.52 responses

Reviews

2,435 reviews
  • Excellent
    361
  • Very Good
    879
  • Average
    966
  • Poor
    170
  • Terrible
    59
I have had a great time and have been able to do a number of things including first year research which sometimes you can't do at other schools
  • College Sophomore
  • 2 months ago
Decent. Gave me lots of transfer scholarship money, but the tuition is still high.
  • College Junior
  • 2 months ago
Loyola has been amazing from start to finish. I did not make a wrong decision by deciding to go here.
  • College Freshman
  • 2 months ago