Loyola University Chicago: Narrative Description
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO C-14
820 North Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611-2196
Tel: (773)274-3000; 800-262-2373; Admissions: (773)508-3080; Fax: (773)915-6414; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.luc.edu/
Description: Independent Roman Catholic (Jesuit), university, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and first professional degrees and post-master's certificates (also offers adult part-time program with significant enrollment not reflected in profile). Founded 1870. Setting: 105-acre urban campus. Endowment: $197.7 million. Research spending 2002-03: $47.3 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $7951 per student. Total enrollment: 13,362. Faculty: 975 (524 full-time, 451 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 11,009 applied, 82% were admitted. 28% from top 10% of their high school class, 66% from top quarter, 93% from top half. 34 valedictorians. Full-time: 6,592 students, 66% women, 34% men. Part-time: 1,324 students, 65% women, 35% men. Students come from 50 states and territories, 60 other countries, 34% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 11% Hispanic, 8% black, 11% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 11% 25 or older, 29% live on campus, 7% transferred in. Retention: 84% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; social sciences and history; psychology. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Naval (c).
Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, SAT I or ACT. Recommended: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 4/1. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $31,164 includes full-time tuition ($21,780), mandatory fees ($560), and college room and board ($8824). College room only: $5974. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $429 per semester hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $75 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.
Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 136 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 8% of eligible men and 7% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Campus Life Union Board, Activities Programming Board, student government. Major annual events: President's Ball, Oktoberfest, Student Leadership Awards Program. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 2,449 college housing spaces available; 2,346 were occupied in 2002-03. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Cudahy Library plus 4 others with 1.1 million books, 1.7 million microform titles, 68,886 serials, 35,090 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $10.8 million. 318 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
Community Environment: See University of Chicago.
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