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Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
10,362 Undergraduates
73% Admissions Rate
City: Large
Mostly Women
Private
Expensive
Region: Midwest
Division 1
Size: Medium
Doctoral
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, Illinois
60660
(773) 274-3000
www.luc.edu

Loyola University Chicago, a private Catholic research university in Chicago, Illinois, is ranked as one of the top 105 colleges in the United States. Established by the Jesuits in 1870, it is one of the largest Catholic universities in the entire nation, and sits on 105 acres of land in an urban setting. Throughout the Chicago area, there are six different colleges. Internationally, Loyola University Chicago has campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and Beijing. There are more than 150,00 alumni. Notable alumni include chairman of the university Michael R. Quinlan, comedian Bob Newhart, actress Jennifer Morrison, TV actor Leslie David Baker, TV writer Ian Brennan, writer Sandra Cisneros, the first female CEO of Pepsico Brenda Barnes and actress L. Scott Caldwell. The school’s colors are maroon and gold, its mascot is Lu Wolf and its teams are nicknamed the Ramblers. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I – MVC, and the school has one three NCAA Division I National Championships in men’s volleyball (two) and men’s basketball (one). Varsity sports offered there are men’s basketball, cross country, golf, soccer track and field and volleyball, and women’s basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, track and field and volleyball.

Location

Chicago , officially the City of Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is one of the largest cities in the United States. As of the 2017 census-estimated population of 2,716,450, Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States after New York and Los Angeles, and the most populous city in both the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States. It is the county seat of Cook County. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

96

restaurants score

Students
34%

Men

66%

Women

22

Average Age of Entering Students

86%

Live On Campus

514

New Transfer Students

Admissions
73%

Acceptance Rate

16%

Enrollment Yield

1030-1260

SAT Range

22,712

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$34,934

Typical Cost

$43,078

Average Tuition

96%

Recieve Financial Aid

94%

Have Loans

$21,638

Median Debt

Academics
14.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

9

National Merit Students

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

137

Doctorates Awareded

Biology

Top Major

57

Post Docs Employed

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 250 to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, 17 chapters offered there

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Missouri Valley Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Missouri Valley Conference

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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