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Loyola University Chicago

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Admission

Program Admission Requirements

You must submit:

  • A Completed Application: Submit your application form online. You may also download an application form and mail the completed form to:

    Graduate & Professional Enrollment Management
    820 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
    Chicago, IL 60611
  • Official Transcripts: Applicants must submit  one set of official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended.  If you do not have any previous college coursework, you are required to submit a high school work transcript or a GED certification. Certified copies of transcripts are acceptable; faxed copies of transcripts are not considered official. Transcripts must be in their original, sealed envelope from the issuing institutions. NOTE: If you previously attended Loyola University Chicago, you do not need to request LUC transcripts; we have them on record. You may need to resend transcripts from other institutions attended prior to Loyola. Applicants who have attended institutions outside the United States can request a Course by Course Evaluation or a Catalog Match Evaluation from Educational Perspectives to complete their application. For students who decide to enroll, the Catalog Match Evaluation will be required and used to receive credit for any courses taken abroad.
  • A Personal Statement (optional): You may submit a typed, double-spaced essay of at least 350 words, indicating reasons for seeking further education and how this program will help achieve professional or personal goals.

*You must submit:

  • A Completed Application Form: We prefer that you submit your application form online. You may also download an application form and mail the completed form to:

    Graduate & Professional Enrollment Management
    820 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
    Chicago, IL 60611

  • Official Transcripts: Applicants must submit official transcripts for all undergraduate and any graduate work. To be eligible for admission, your transcript must show an earned bachelor's degree or a bachelor's degree in progress. Transcripts must be in their original, sealed envelope from the issuing institutions. Certified copies of transcripts are acceptable; faxed copies of transcripts are not considered official. If you previously attended Loyola University Chicago, you do not need to request LUC transcripts; we have them on record. You may need to resend transcripts from other institutions attended prior to Loyola.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation: If you supply your recommender's e-mail address as part of your completed online application form, then your recommendation letters may be submitted online. Or, your recommenders may choose to mail them to: 

    Graduate & Professional Enrollment Management
    820 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
    Chicago, IL 60611 

    We ask that you submit only two letters, no more, no less. Recommenders may be academic or professional in nature.

  • A Personal Statement: You must submit a typed, double-spaced essay of at least 350 words, indicating reasons for seeking further education and how this program will help achieve professional or personal goals.

  • Interview: You must complete a personal interview prior to an admission decision being rendered. If you have not already done so, please schedule this interview as soon as possible. Please contact the Institute office at 312.915.6820 or paralegal@luc.edu.

  • Application Fee: A $25 application fee is required for applications submitted by mail. If you complete the online application form, the application fee is waived.

*If you are applying to the certificate in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Operations Research, or Statistics, you must submit results from the Math Placement Test or show successful completion of Pre-calculus. Contact SCPS at 312.915.6501 to schedule an appointment for the Math Placement Test.

You must submit:

  • A Completed Application: Submit your application form online. You may also download an application form and mail the completed form to:

    Graduate & Professional Enrollment Management
    820 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
    Chicago, IL 60611
  • Official Transcripts: Applicants must submit official transcripts for the highest degree or diploma completed. Some programs may require the submission of additional transcripts, if you are admitted, to show fulfillment of prerequisite courses. Transcripts must be in their original, sealed envelope from their issuing institutions. Certified copies of transcripts are acceptable; faxed copies of transcripts are not considered official. If you attended Loyola University Chicago previously, you do not need to request transcripts; we have them on record.
  • A Personal Statement: You must submit a typed, double-spaced document indicating the courses required to complete the certificate you are applying for. Please include the name of the certificate to which you are applying in your opening sentence or on the heading of your statement.

If you are interested in attending as a non-degree-seeking student, you must submit:

  • A Completed Application Form: We prefer that you submit your application form online. You may also download an application form and mail the completed form to:

    Graduate & Professional Enrollment Management
    820 N. Michigan Ave., suite 800
    Chicago, IL 60611
  • Official Transcripts: Applicants must submit official transcripts from any undergraduate course work completed. If an applicant has not taken college-level courses, we will accept high school transcripts. Certified copies of transcripts are acceptable; faxed copies of transcripts are not considered official. Transcripts must be in their original, sealed envelope from the issuing institutions. If you attended Loyola University Chicago previously, you do not need to request these transcripts; we have them on record.
  • A Personal Statement: You must submit a typed, double-spaced essay of at least 350 words, indicating reasons for seeking further education and how this program will help achieve professional or personal goals. You must also list the courses you intend to take.
  • Application Fee: A $25 application fee is required for applications submitted by mail. If you complete the online application form, the application fee is waived.

Note: Non-degree-seeking status allows a maximum of six hours of enrollment in the Management program.

Ready to apply? We accept applications on a rolling basis, and we invite you to apply now to any of our terms. We encourage applicants to submit all materials by our suggested deadlines to ensure timely processing of your application. After we have received all required application materials, please allow a minimum of two weeks for an admission decision.

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Need more info? Whether your goal is to obtain a bachelor's degree, to enhance your skills with a certificate, or to explore various non-credit course offerings in the humanities and professional development, the School of Continuing and Professional Studies can help you explore your options and answer your questions.

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Need advice? Our team is happy to meet with you to discuss your program of interest and how Loyola may be right for you. You can schedule a one-on-one appointment to meet with an admission counselor or contact us at adult@luc.edu or 312.915.6501 with any questions.

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For more than 100 years, Loyola’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies has offered high-quality professional education programs for adult learners. Learn more about our mission and accreditation.

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School of Continuing and Professional Studies · 820 North Michigan Avenue, Lewis Towers 401, Chicago, IL 60611 · 312.915.6501
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