Loyola University Chicago

Women's WCLA
9 / 10
11,919 Undergrads / 17,007 Students
10 / 10
$36,388 Net Price
4 / 10
67% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
66% / 74%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Milwaukee Area
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Detroit Area
  • Greater St. Louis Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
Where Grads Work
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Loyola University Medical Center
  • Walgreens
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Northwestern University
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Advocate Health Care
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Northern Trust Corporation
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • Abbott
  • Allstate
  • Deloitte
  • Bank of America
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Healthcare Services
  • Sales
  • Community and Social Services
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Consulting
  • Media and Communication
  • Human Resources
  • Research
  • Legal
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Administrative
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
520 - 630
560 - 660
1180 - 1370
24 - 32
23 - 28
25 - 30

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 520 - 620 for SAT; 8 - 9 for ACT

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This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 25,583 8,255 17,328
% Admitted 67% 64% 69%
% Admits That Enroll 15% 16% 15%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.65
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  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (23%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (14%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (13%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (11%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (10%)
    Psychology (8%)
    Psychology, General (8%)
    Social Sciences (8%)
    Communication & Journalism (7%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (4%)
    Political Science and Government, General (3%)
    Finance, General (3%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (3%)
    Management Information Systems, General (3%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (3%)
    Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other (3%)
    Office Management and Supervision (3%)
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    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$45,543
    Books & Supplies$1,200
    Cost of Living$14,780
    Personal Expenses$1,600
    Sticker Price$63,123

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    99% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship98%$22,998
    Federal Grants24%$5,062
    Pell Grants23%$4,802
    Other Federal11%$611
    State & Local Grants19%$4,671
    Institutional Grants98%$20,918
    Student Loans64%$8,762
    Federal Loans64%$5,450
    Other Loans10%$22,684

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $640 Million $37,649

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $19,500 $266

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.2%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 5,021 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $54,100

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.75 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 66% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 7 7
    Fondling 5 4
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 5 4
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 1
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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