Loyola Facts

  • Chartered: 1912

  • Type: Private, Catholic, Jesuit comprehensive university; open to students of all faiths

  • Enrollment: 4,585 (2,655 undergraduates)

  • Faculty: 91 percent of full-time faculty hold highest degree.

  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 11:1; typical class size is 22 students.

  • Five Colleges: Business, Humanities and Natural Sciences, Law, Music and Fine Arts, Social Sciences

  • Degrees: 60 undergraduate and 10 graduate programs

  • 40+ Study Abroad Programs: The Bahamas, Belgium, China, England, France, India, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, Spain, the Netherlands and more.

  • Main Campus: 24 acres on St. Charles Avenue in Uptown New Orleans; 20 minutes from the French Quarter and downtown New Orleans; across from Audubon Park and Zoo.

  • Financial Aid and Scholarships: Approximately 84 percent of students receive some form of financial aid.

  • Cost: Annual tuition (2008-2009): $27,168; room and board: $9,126; fees: $1,086

  • Admissions: Average GPA: 3.65; Test scores (middle 50%): ACT 23-28; SAT Critical Reading 560-690 / Math 540-650

  • Athletics: Compete in the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Division I as a member of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference.

  • Student Life: 120+ student organizations; club and intramural sports

  • Accreditations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS); National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC); Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AASBC); National Association of Schools of Music (NASM); American Bar Association (ABA); and Association of American Law Schools (AALS).