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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    A+
  7. Professors
    A
  8. Location
    A+
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    C+
About Loyola University New Orleans...
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Southern States Athletic Conference
Address
6363 Saint Charles Ave, Box 18
New Orleans, LA 70118
Website
From Loyola University New Orleans

Loyola University New Orleans, a Jesuit and Catholic institution, welcomes students of diverse backgrounds and prepares them to lead meaningful lives with and for others. Located on historic oak-lined St. Charles Avenue in the Uptown neighborhood, we’re directly across from Audubon Park and 20 minutes from the French Quarter and downtown New Orleans. With 60
undergraduate programs and 24 graduate and professional programs, Loyola prepares students to do anything.
Today our students come from around the world and use creative thinking to influence the world amid the unique and vibrant setting of New Orleans. At Loyola, you're more than a major. You're an entrepreneur, an artist, a scientist, a musician or some combination. Your neighbors will be makers and doers like you, and your teachers will guide you towards greatness. On this campus, you don't have to limit yourself. You can do everything that matters to you. Apply now and come to a place where you’ll create something meaningful.

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Loyola University New Orleans Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
69%
SAT Range
1080-1270
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

Cost

Net Price
$24,524/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$27,972/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Academics

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.60 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.71 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.70 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,446Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
156
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 44 responses
Report
  • Open minded
    43%
  • Artsy
    25%
  • Welcoming
    20%
  • Diverse
    2%
  • Drug-Induced
    2%
  • Nerdy
    2%
  • Stressed
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
80%
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.74 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.93 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 43 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    44%
  • Musician friendly
    21%
  • Open
    16%
  • Community
    14%
  • Whatever you make it
    5%

    After College

    Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
    $47,100/ year
    National
    $33,028
    Graduation Rate
    56%
    National
    49%
    Employed 2 Years After Graduation
    91%
    National
    83%
    72%
    of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.39 responses
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    What I love about Loyola University New Orleans is that it is a school that is inclusive of every single person. The school wants the very best for their students. At Loyola University there is a club or organization for each individual based on what kind of person he or she is and the things that he or she enjoys. Whatever the students need, Loyola makes sure that they have it!
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    Loyola is an alright school. From the year I've had since I first attended the main issues at the start was the finances. Thankfully, I was able to cover the worst of it, but this is an expensive school overall. The food was just decent, only gripe was how limited in variety the food choices were and how certain options were reoccurring too often (breakfast always consisted of the same choices every day and the lunch & dinner choices were mostly the same foods everyday with some difference every-so-often) The dorm freshman building was terrible. It was a small room intended for two people, but as someone particularly keen on space, there was little breathing room between me and the other person as I just had enough room for a little twin-sized bed and hardly enough room for my own desk. Though, my roommate had to leave just as they showed up because they barely had much financial support, and the person had come on military benefits, however that proved mostly useless on their end.
    I loved my experience at Loyola University New Orleans. I majored in music therapy, and found my professors and other faculty were very helpful and competent in their positions. What I would like to see changed at this university is the turnover rate of workers. I have seen my professors and other faculty members be too far stretched in their positions, and in turn it has strayed them from the jobs they were originally hired for. As far as professors, I have seen amazing professors be laid off or leave for a better position in academia at another university. I hope with the upcoming classes these problems will change.