Admission

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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 make a difference in your future.

Submit an Application

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.

Meet With An Admission Advisor

Our team is happy to meet with you to discuss your program of interest and how Loyola may be right for you. To schedule a one-on-one appointment, visit our calendar of events. If you cannot find a time that works for you, we encourage you to contact us at adult@luc.edu or 312.915.6501 and we can find a time to meet with you.

Admission to the School of Continuing and Professional Studies is handled differently by each program. For more information, please select from the programs below:

  • BA in Applied Studies, BA in Criminal Justice, BA in Management, BA in Management with a concentration in Healthcare Emergency Management, BA in Management with Paralegal Certificate, and BA in Pastoral Leadership

    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 high school work (or a GED report) and any undergraduate work completed. 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 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.

    • 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: If you are interested in pursuing an non-degree seeking status, please complete the application form and submit unofficial transcripts from colleges attended.  Non-degree-seeking status allows a maximum of six hours of enrollment in the Managerial Arts and Leadership program.
  • Professional Certificates

    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 high school work (or a GED report) and any undergraduate work completed. 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 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.

    • 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.

Apply now or click on Request Info to receive an information packet about Loyola’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies programs and adult education courses. Our team is happy to meet with you to discuss your program of interest and how Loyola may be right for you. To schedule a one-on-one appointment, visit our calendar of events. If you cannot find a time that works for you, we encourage you to contact us at adult@luc.edu or 312.915.6501 and we can find a time to meet.