Rankings + Honors

  • Ranked #6 in Princeton Review's Best College Libraries 2008 list, along with Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, and Columbia.

  • 17-year ranking in US News & World Report's as a Top 10 Southern region school

  • 2007 GCAC/NAIA Women's Basketball Champions; currently ranked #15 in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics "Top 25"

  • Site of the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance program

  • Rated "A" for our safety record and listed as one of the safest universities in the country by Reader's Digest (March 2008)

  • Rated "A+" for standard long-term and underlying rating on issued bonds by Standard & Poor's.

  • Named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for community service activities during the 2006–2007 academic year.

  • Loyola's College of Business and College of Law are among the nation's Best 290 Business Schools and Best 170 Law Schools, according to Princeton Review (2008).

  • Named one of "America's 300 Best Buys" in Barron's Best Buys in College Education and ranks in the top seven percent of the 1,500 colleges and universities ranked by Barron's.

  • Loyola moved up to the sixth spot among the Best Universities-Master's in the Southern Region in the 2008 edition of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report and ranks seventh in the Great Schools, Great Prices category.