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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
5.73% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
22,712 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
87% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
1,545 Graduates


The median tuition at Loyola University Chicago is $40,052, which is $7,842 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $34,934.

In 2016, 81% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Loyola University Chicago received 22,712 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 5.37% annual growth. Out of those 22,712 applicants, 16,482 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 72.6% acceptance rate.

There were 16,422 students enrolled at Loyola University Chicago in 2016, and 18% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Loyola University Chicago has an overall enrollment yield of 15.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Loyola University Chicago has a total enrollment of 16,422 students. The full-time enrollment at Loyola University Chicago is 14,286 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,136. This means that 87% of students enrolled at Loyola University Chicago are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Loyola University Chicago, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.3% White, 13.5% Hispanic or Latino, 10.4% Asian, 6.83% Black or African American, 3.61% Two or More Races, 0.28% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.15% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Loyola University Chicago in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (24%), followed by White Male (11.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.35%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (8.68%), followed by White Male (5.35%) and Black or African American Female (1.56%).

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In 2016, 1,365 more women than men graduated from Loyola University Chicago. The majority of students graduating from Loyola University Chicago are White. These 3,133 graduates mean that there were 6.49 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 483 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Loyola University Chicago is General Biological Sciences with 315 graduates, followed by Registered Nursing with 257 graduates and General Psychology with 251 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Loyola University Chicago, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Legal, with 510 graduates, followed by Public Administration and Social Service with 452 graduates and Biology with 488 graduates.


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Loyola University Chicago has an endowment valued at nearly $541M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.94M (0.73%), compared to the 1.09% average return ($2.96M on $270M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Loyola University Chicago had a total expenditure of $520M. Of that $520M, they spent $229M on salaries and $64.7M on benefits.

Loyola University Chicago employs 281 Instructors, 193 Professors, and 174 Associate professors. Most academics at Loyola University Chicago are Female Instructors (166), Male Professors (132), and Male Instructors (115).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Loyola University Chicago are: Management, with 362 employees, Service, with 220 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 212 employees.



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