Established in 1870, the Loyola University is a private nonprofit research university located in Chicago, United States of America. It is one of the largest Catholic universities in the nation and a major contributor to Chicago's economic and cultural capital. The university constitutes of different campuses like Lake Shore Campus, Water Tower Campus and John Felice Rome Center. The flagship Lake Shore Campus is located along the shores of Lake Michigan in the Rogers Park and Edgewater neighborhoods of Chicago, eight miles north of the Loop.
Loyola University comprises of College of Arts & Sciences, Quinlan School of Business, School of Communication, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, The Graduate School, School of Law, Stritch School of Medicine, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Saint Joseph College Seminary, Arrupe College. The university offers over 80 majors and minor programs along with 140 graduate and professional programs. The most popular majors at Loyola University Chicago include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Health Professions and Related Programs; Psychology; and Social Sciences. It follows a semester based academic calendar
The total student population at the university is over 16,400 of which more than 11,000 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at Loyola University is 14:1 and the acceptance rate is 73%.
According to the U.S. News and World Report, the Loyola University Chicago is among the top 100 National Universities. LUC also has an extensive study abroad program, where students can choose from roughly 60 countries including Loyola’s Rome Campus. Students at the main Lake Shore campus can take advantage of all downtown Chicago has to offer, including the lakefront, a bevy of restaurants, Bulls games and Chicago’s extensive night life.
Notable Alumni: L. Scott Caldwell (Tony Award-winning actress), Philip Caputo (Author, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist), Sandra Cisneros (Author, poet, teacher)
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