Loyola Chicago is a highly rated private, Catholic university located in Chicago, Illinois. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 10,362 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Loyola Chicago acceptance rate is 73%. Popular majors include Biology, Nursing, and Psychology. Graduating 75% of students, Loyola Chicago alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $40,100.
NCAA Division I (without football)
Missouri Valley Conference
Loyola University Chicago Rankings
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.168 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.184 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.184 responses
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.216 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.246 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.123 responses
Loyola University Chicago Reviews
I cannot begin to explain how amazing Loyola has been so far. Every single staff member is beyond helpful, and they truly care about the well-being and success of their students. Every staff member promptly responds to emails or calls, and they always have the answers you need! They are phenomenal: engaged and involved, making sure that you have what you need in order to be successful. Upon arriving at Loyola, I have not had a single problem that wasn't resolved within a week (5 business days). I have nothing but great things to say about Loyola, and I am BEYOND happy that I am a student there.
It is not worth the price. The campus is pretty but that is mostly it. There are some good professors but good luck getting into the classes if you are not an honor student or given early access due to a disability. For some reason, the campus is windier than the rest of the city. The students are nice and there is diversity, but the students tend self-segregate, so it is not that apparent. Pretty much everyone is a pre-med student, so if you enjoy dealing with pretentious masochists who incessantly whine every day about how difficult it is being a pre-med student then this school is for you! Moreover, you will have better luck getting academic advice from the internet or your partly-deaf grandmother than the advisors at this university. Also when visiting this school, be wary of the raving reviews that the tour guides tell you because, after all, they are getting paid to portray the school in a good light. Overall, you are better off going to an in-state school for half the price.
Great school to attend. Faculty and staff are willing to help you to succeed! The school is located in one of the finest neighborhood in Chicago. Faculty and staff are easily accessible. For out-of-state and international students, the school has different activities on campus to keep them busy. For students who like to advocate for causes such as social justices, the school also has an organization where students can volunteer their time.