Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 11,739
Graduate Enrollment: 5,679
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, large, primarily residential // full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 76.98%

Male/Female: 31% / 69% (2017)

First generation college students: 27.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 2.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,311
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1160 - 1360

2022 Median Admit ACT: 30
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 27 - 32

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 79.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 68.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 56.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 45.7% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 53.2%
Black: 5.7%
Hispanic: 19.0%
Asian: 12.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 4.6%
Non-resident alien: 3.0%
Unknown race: 1.4%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $53,851
In-State tuition: $47,808
Out-of-State tuition: $47,808

Estimated books and supplies: $1,200 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $15,180 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $1,600 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,466 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $1,600 (2022)

Average Family Income: $96,262 (2017)
Median Family Income: $60,528 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 22.8%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 48.1%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $24,157 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $256 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $20,824
$30k-48k $23,409
$48k-75k $25,510
$75k-110k $28,987
$110k+ $31,114

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 65%
6-year graduation rate: 72%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $24,157 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $11,964 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $20,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $23,250 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 79.3% (2015)
@3 year 82.4% (2017)
@5 year 86.9% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 62.9% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 65.7% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $47,083 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $60,771 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 7
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 4
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 37 $25,000 $265 $45,025 ($3,752)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 20 $381 $54,992 ($4,583)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 4
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 21 $25,000 $265 $64,933 ($5,411)
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 19 $82,836 ($6,903)
Bachelor's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 38 $22,698 $29,432 ($2,453) $64,939 ($5,412)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 6
First Professional Degree Law. 197 $1,358 $78,406 ($6,534) $104,463 ($8,705)
Master's Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 136 $662 $95,248 ($7,937) $110,658 ($9,222)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 116
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Legal Support Services. 46 $35,000 $133 $48,668 ($4,056)
Bachelor's Degree Legal Support Services. 10
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 10
Master's Degree Mathematics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 13
Master's Degree Statistics. 22 $82,698 ($6,892)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics and Computer Science. 1
Associate's Degree Behavioral Sciences. 52 $5,701 $63 $21,879 ($1,823)
Master's Degree Human Computer Interaction. 6
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 11
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 24 $25,530 $276 $37,552 ($3,129) $49,427 ($4,119)
Master's Degree Philosophy. 4
Doctoral Degree Philosophy. 6
Bachelor's Degree Religious Education. 1
Bachelor's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 9
Master's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 13
Doctoral Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. 2
Master's Degree Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. 41 $38,796 ($3,233) $47,578 ($3,965)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. 8
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 13
Master's Degree Chemistry. 2
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 7
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 19 $24,250 $257
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 232 $25,000 $265 $30,877 ($2,573) $52,586 ($4,382)
Master's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 33 $22,250 $217 $51,590 ($4,299)
Master's Degree Sociology. 7
Doctoral Degree Sociology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 8
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 8 $36,193 ($3,016)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 15 $22,625 $228
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Fine and Studio Arts. 1
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 8
Bachelor's Degree Music. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 38 $23,000 $231 $52,793 ($4,399) $73,098 ($6,092)
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 9 $113,617 ($9,468) $228,651 ($19,054)
First Professional Degree Medicine. 153 $2,835 $61,603 ($5,134) $87,414 ($7,285)
Master's Degree Public Health. 25 $634 $61,330 ($5,111)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Health. 4
Bachelor's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 41 $26,000 $270 $21,986 ($1,832)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 22
Master's Degree Bioethics/Medical Ethics. 33
Doctoral Degree Bioethics/Medical Ethics. 11
Graduate/Professional Certificate Bioethics/Medical Ethics. 8
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 23 $717 $60,008 ($5,001)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 37 $25,000 $244 $32,708 ($2,726) $39,751 ($3,313)
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 32 $23,000 $224 $35,320 ($2,943) $49,526 ($4,127)
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 28 $25,000 $260 $28,018 ($2,335)
Master's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 30 $482 $47,737 ($3,978)
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 109 $25,000 $246 $41,588 ($3,466) $56,347 ($4,696)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences, General. 11
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 36 $22,701 $226 $58,621 ($4,885)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 9
Master's Degree Computer Science. 17
Bachelor's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 11
Bachelor's Degree Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education. 1
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 45 $466 $50,888 ($4,241) $60,638 ($5,053)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 13 $141,842 ($11,820)
Doctoral Degree Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research. 1
Master's Degree International and Comparative Education. 18 $461 $50,925 ($4,244)
Master's Degree Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education. 17
Doctoral Degree Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education. 1
Master's Degree Legal Professions and Studies, Other. 23
Graduate/Professional Certificate Legal Professions and Studies, Other. 36
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 65 $26,000 $265 $29,763 ($2,480) $46,679 ($3,890)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 7
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 2
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 21 $7,761 $82
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 309 $25,000 $265 $27,424 ($2,285) $54,098 ($4,508)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 54 $634 $19,239 ($1,603)
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 40 $25,000 $265 $37,551 ($3,129) $60,325 ($5,027)
Master's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 2
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 1
Doctoral Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 1
Master's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 3
Doctoral Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 4
Master's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 23 $552 $36,003 ($3,000)
Master's Degree Pharmacology and Toxicology. 2
Doctoral Degree Pharmacology and Toxicology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 11
Master's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 51 $25,000 $265 $27,604 ($2,300)
Doctoral Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 8
Bachelor's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 13
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 67 $677 $58,013 ($4,834) $61,450 ($5,121)
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 24 $1,051 $60,003 ($5,000) $92,872 ($7,739)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 91 $25,000 $264 $37,797 ($3,150) $61,200 ($5,100)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 15
Bachelor's Degree Human Services, General. 11
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Administration. 1
Master's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 16
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 50 $21,133 $208 $52,964 ($4,414)
Master's Degree Social Work. 277 $681 $46,679 ($3,890) $56,126 ($4,677)
Doctoral Degree Social Work. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Social Work. 8
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 21 $24,372 ($2,031)
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 67 $21,500 $228 $28,085 ($2,340) $47,319 ($3,943)
Master's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 9
Graduate/Professional Certificate Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 18
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 105 $23,250 $244 $35,271 ($2,939) $58,590 ($4,883)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Resources Management and Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 295 $27,000 $265 $69,869 ($5,822) $77,492 ($6,458)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 75 $680 $98,390 ($8,199) $115,645 ($9,637)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 16
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 9
Master's Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 8
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 12
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 137 $25,000 $250 $59,899 ($4,992) $56,763 ($4,730)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 161 $676 $85,542 ($7,129) $117,394 ($9,783)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 11
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 64 $22,125 $233 $65,064 ($5,422) $82,642 ($6,887)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 72 $67,745 ($5,645)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business/Corporate Communications. 1
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 45 $21,574 $232 $47,214 ($3,935) $81,155 ($6,763)
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 18
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 106 $24,988 $233 $60,967 ($5,081) $84,622 ($7,052)
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 23
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Resources Management and Services. 3
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 13 $53,189 ($4,432)
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 26 $25,000 $265 $52,394 ($4,366)
Graduate/Professional Certificate International Business. 3
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 98 $24,500 $256 $63,485 ($5,290) $92,499 ($7,708)
Master's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Management Information Systems and Services. 1
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 18
Graduate/Professional Certificate Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 55
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 112 $25,000 $260 $48,403 ($4,034) $73,410 ($6,118)
Master's Degree Marketing. 10
Bachelor's Degree Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. 18 $24,635 $261 $37,739 ($3,145)
Bachelor's Degree History. 45 $24,000 $247 $31,630 ($2,636) $58,572 ($4,881)
Master's Degree History. 16
Doctoral Degree History. 2
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 5
Doctoral Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 5
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 86 $24,042 $242 $32,827 ($2,736) $48,822 ($4,069)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 20
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 3
Master's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 12


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $99,540
Full time faculty: 47%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 14.0

School's endowment start of year: $701,356,311 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $928,702,115 (2022)