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Loyola Demographics & Diversity

Chicago, Illinois

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Loyola are mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 42% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Loyola University Chicago students
Race Percent of Students
White 58%
Black 4%
Hispanic 14%
Asian 12%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 5%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 98% more female students than male students enrolled at Loyola University Chicago with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Loyola has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Loyola University Chicago students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Loyola University Chicago students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,711
Women 11,296

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Loyola serves a low number of students outside of Illinois, with 52 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Loyola University Chicago students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 52%
Out of State 46%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$76,055 per year

23% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 7.9%
Part time Undergrads 6.6%

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