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Loyola at a Glance

  • Enrollment: 4,548 (total): 3,223 undergraduates; 635 graduate students; 75 Doctoral students; 568 law students; and 47 continuing education students
  • Faculty: 90 percent of full-time faculty holds highest degree.
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 12:1
  • Degree Programs: 110 undergraduate programs and 36 graduate and professional programs
  • 50+ Study Abroad Countries: Belgium, Brazil, China, Ecuador, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Spain, U.K., and more
  • Campus: 24 acres on historic oak-lined St. Charles Avenue in Uptown New Orleans; directly across from Audubon Park and Audubon Zoo, with expansive green space and lagoons, golf course, tennis courts and riding stables; 20 minutes from the French Quarter and downtown New Orleans
  • Athletics: Division I of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics with 18 varsity sports
  • Student Life: 130 student organizations, clubs and intramural sports

The Princeton Review's 'Best Colleges'

  • #7 Lots of Race/Class Interaction
  • #9 Best College Newspaper
  • #13 Town-Gown Relations Are Great
  • #17 Friendliest Students
  • #19 College City Gets High Marks
  • #21 Best Quality of Life 
  • #23 Most Active Student Government

Student Demographics


  • 34% male/66% female
  • Ethnic minorities represent 52% of all freshmen


  • 35% male/65% female
  • Ethnic minorities represent 51% of all undergraduates


  • 21% male; 79% female
  • Ethnic minorities represent 36% of student body

New Orleans, the place to be

  • #2 Best city in the U.S. and Canada by Travel + Leisure readers' survey
  • #1 Best food city in America according to Thrillist
  • #11 Best quality of life by The Princeton Review
  • Top 20 Friendliest City in America by Travel + Leisure
  • #7 Most inspiring city in the World by GOOD Magazine
  • #1 Brainpower city in the U.S. according to Forbes
  • #7 Best colleges for veterans in the region by The Princeton Review

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You're the best investment

  • Approximately 99% of students receive some form of financial aid
  • Annual tuition and fees (2019-2020): $42,048; room and board: $13,546
  • 91% of graduates are employed, enrolled in graduate school, or engaged in service or a fellowship within 6 months of graduation. The median base salary for graduates is $46,384. 

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