Colleges and Schools
Each school and college at Loyola has a unique mission, but they all share the same Jesuit commitment to critical thinking, social justice, and rigorous study.
College of Arts & Sciences
For 135 years, the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago has been preparing young men and women for fulfilling careers that benefit not only themselves, but their community, and even the whole world. Dedicated to the Jesuit, Catholic ideal of cura personalis, or "care for the whole person," CAS is devoted to providing every student with a strong foundation in the liberal arts.
Support of the College of Arts and Sciences can earn you membership in The Pillar Society.
Quinlan School of Business
Loyola University Chicago's Quinlan School of Business prepares undergraduates with the skills, training, and values necessary to not only enter the workforce but also be a force at work. Located in the heart of Chicago, one of the world's great centers of commerce, our students are given unique opportunities to work, intern, and volunteer while studying.
Support of the Quinlan School of Business can earn you membership in The Executive Society.
School of Law
For 100 years, the Loyola University Chicago School of Law has been training future lawyers, counselors, litigators, policy makers, judges, and empowered citizens. Loyola's school of law is famed for the high quality of its students, its dedication to public interest, and the sense of community that pervades the school.
Support of the School of Law can earn you membership in The Dean's Circle.
School of Education
Loyola University Chicago's School of Education (SOE) sees education as not just a profession, but a calling. At the start of the 21st century, the SOE reaches back 500 years to its Jesuit roots in envisioning education as an opportunity to make the world a better place. Our devotion to social justice, scholarship, and diversity make the SOE unique.
Support of the School of Education can earn you membership in The Honors Circle.
Stritch School of Medicine
Students at Loyola University Chicago's Stritch School of Medicine are educated not only to be great physicians, but to be great people. The Stritch School of Medicine is dedicated to graduating outstanding individuals who have an exceptionally well-rounded approach to life as well as medicine.
Support of the Stritch School of Medicine can earn you membership in The Leadership Society.
Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
The Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing at Loyola University Chicago is proud to educate caring and competent professionals, educators, researchers, and administrators. The first accredited nursing school in Illinois, the Niehoff School of Nursing has been rated in the top 10 percent of all NLN accredited programs by U.S News and World Report.
Support of the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing can earn you membership in The Nightingale Circle.
John Felice Rome Center
With more than 40 academic courses, students from 35 U.S. universities in a typical term, and a city that needs no introduction, the JFRC is one of the world's great study-abroad opportunities. Insieme per il futuro, or "Together for the future," is the campaign for the John Felice Rome Center. Learn more here.
Support of the John Felice Rome Center can earn you membership in the Società di Donatori.
Loyola University Chicago's Graduate School is a unique alliance of scholarship and devotion to service. Our Graduate School offers our students the chance to harness their intellectual power to not only pursue knowledge, but to serve humanity. Our more than 600 graduate faculty members are devoted to mentoring our 1,500 graduate students as they engage in research, teaching, and learning.
Mundelein College/Gannon Center
The Ann Ida Gannon, BVM, Center for Women and Leadership extends the distinguished heritage of Mundelein College and enriches Loyola by focusing on women's studies and scholarship. The thriving set of programs and events sponsored by the Gannon Center encourages and supports the leadership of women at Loyola and in the surrounding community.
Support of Mundelein College/Gannon Center can earn you membership in The Spirit of Mundelein Club.
*New* School of Communication
Headquartered at the Water Tower Campus in the new Claire building, the School of Communication trains students in fields such as public relations, communication, journalism, and media studies. This is a collaborative community of scholars and professionals who teach in the Jesuit tradition. The School offers a strong liberal arts education for students who will work in a professional setting.
Make a gift to the School of Communication here.
School of Continuing & Professional Studies
Jesuit ideals demand that learning not end on graduation day, or on any day. The School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) at Loyola University Chicago carries on Loyola's support of adults who are driven to advance their education. Like its predecessors, including University College, Mundelein College of Loyola, and the School of Professional Studies, the SCPS offers classes and application-oriented programs that prepare students of all ages for an ever-changing workplace.
School of Social Work
Since 1914, the School of Social Work at Loyola University Chicago has been preparing the future leaders of the social work profession. Unique for its combination of a liberal arts foundation, wide-ranging field work and professional opportunities, and experienced faculty, the School of Social Work provides students with the skills and values required to thrive in this dynamic and often challenging profession.
Support of the School of Social Work can earn you membership in The Siedenburg Society.
Institute of Pastoral Studies
Loyola University Chicago's Institute of Pastoral Studies prepares people for spiritual leadership in church, society, and the professions through six master's degree and numerous graduate certificate programs.