Loyola University Chicago

United States of America

751-800thQS World Ranking

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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English

Biochemistry brings together a number of branches of science with a view to understanding the chemistry of life. Such a unique and privileged position at the interface of the traditional sciences makes for a dynamic and exciting discipline. It provides basic insight into biological processes such as enzyme action, drug action, genetic engineering, photosynthesis and colour vision.

Common Application, Official School Transcript(s), Affidavit of support, Letter of Recommendation, Personal Statement, Essay, Identification Documents, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Analytical chemist, Biomedical scientist, Biotechnologist, Clinical research associate, Physician associate, Healthcare scientist- clinical biochemistry

1st Aug

English

As a Loyola student, you ll be part of a supportive learning environment rooted in Jesuit values where everyone shares a passion for nursing and seeks knowledge in the service of humanity. No matter your faith, you ll find yourself at home in the accelerated nursing program at Loyola University Chicago.

Common Application, Official School Transcript(s), Affidavit of support, Letter of Recommendation, Personal Statement, Essay, Identification Documents, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Nurse, Nurse Resident, Administrator, Clinical Investigator, Research Coordinator

15th Apr

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The terminal master's program is designed primarily to prepare people for careers as research specialist. Such individuals usually work under the direction of a PhD-level supervisor in government agencies, market research firms, research centers, personnel departments and so forth.

A Completed Application Form, Official Transcripts, Letters of Recommendation, A Statement of Purpose, Resume, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Forensic Psychologist, Industrial/Organizational Psychologist, Sport Psychologist, Family Resource Coordinator

1st Jan

English

Students admitted to the social psychology PhD training track are normally expected to carry at least three courses in both the fall and spring semesters. Those on assistantships are restricted to three courses per regular semester and normally register for one course during the summer term.

A Completed Application Form, Official Transcripts, Letters of Recommendation, A Statement of Purpose, Resume, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Postdoctoral Research Assoc, Research Assistant, Psychology Technician , Family Service Advocate, Technical Research Assistant, Family Resource Coordinator

1st Dec

English

The B.A. in Advertising Creative program offers students the opportunity to earn a four-year degree and build a career-ready creative portfolio, all while developing a well-rounded set of critical skills and a deep sense of ethics and responsibility. Students in this program prepare for careers in art direction, copywriting, production, and other creative roles at agencies and other organizations. Coursework in the advertising creative program exposes students to communication challenges that require critical thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as ideas and imagination.

Common Application, Official School Transcript(s), Affidavit of support, Letter of Recommendation, Personal Statement, Essay, Identification Documents, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Creative Advertising Copywriter, Creative Director , Creative Writer, Lecturer, Composition

15th Apr

a) University online application

b) Official high school transcript

c) One letter of recommendation

d) Statement of purpose, writing sample or personal statement

e) Official SAT/ACT scores

f) Typical SAT scores: Reading (520-630), Math (530-630), Writing (520-620), ACT (25-29)

g) Average GPA 3.70

h) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

i) Acceptance rate: 63.3% (2015)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Loyola University Chicago is $13770 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities

Undergraduate: December 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

16437

Students

718

International Students

11079

Undergraduates

5358

Postgraduate

1174

Faculty Strength

6

International Faculty

14

Student Faculty Ratio

71
%

Acceptance Rate

$
42720

Tuition Fees

$
13770

Living Cost

3.7

Avg. GPA

37

Avg. IB

* All cost are in USD