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Loyola University Chicago

Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Admission

Undergraduate

For B.S. in Criminal Justice and Criminology or B.S. in Forensic Science, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission:

Graduate

Applicants must have or will have completed a B.A./B.S. degree from a nationally accredited university.  Applicants with a GPA of 3.3 or higher are not required to take the Graduate Record Exam; all other applicants must take this exam, and submit their scores.  All applicants must submit a writing sample, a personal statement of purpose, three letters of references, and official transcripts. 

For M.A. in Criminal Justice and Criminology, request information.

B.S./M.A. in Criminal Justice and Criminology

The B.S./M.A. degree program is rigorous and focused.  Applicants must have a 3.5 overall GPA, be in their junior, and completed these courses in Criminal Justice and Criminology with at least a 3.5 GPA: CRMJ 131, 300, 305, 315, 316, 322 and 335. As part of the requirements,  all students must complete CRMJ 315 and a statistics class such as CRMJ 316.

A student admitted to the program must satisfy all undergraduate degree requirements, including core and major requirements.

Applicants may apply on-line.

One letter of recommendation from a full-time faculty member of the criminal justice department and two letters from other full-time faculty at Loyola are required as part of the application process. 

For more information or an application form for the 5-year B.S./M.A. program, contact Dr. David Olson, Graduate Program Director:

Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Ave
Chicago,IL 60611
(312) 915-7564

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Loyola

Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Ave
Chicago,IL 60611
Phone: 312.915.7564

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