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#6 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

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Overview

Student Population
17,007
Loyola University Chicago overview
Location Chicago, Illinois
Online luc.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Loyola University Chicago overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Chicago, Illinois, Loyola University Chicago is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 25,583 prospective students applied, and 17,198 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,630 enrolled in the school.  14,997 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,010 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $44,105 plus fees of $1,438. Loyola is ranked 182 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
9/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes

Loyola is rated within the top 30% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

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Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1130/1320
ACT 25/30
GPA 3.65
Applications Accepted
67.2% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$44,105
Costs for Loyola University Chicago
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,438
Room and Board $14,780
Budget for Other Expenses$1,600
Total One Year Cost$63,123

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$59,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
70% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Loyola University Chicago students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 24%
Social Sciences 12%
Biology 11%
Psychology 10%
Health Professions 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=146719 IPEDS survey data for Loyola University Chicago.

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