Graduate-level classes are held at Loyola's two Chicago campuses and at the Loyola University Medical Center in suburban Maywood. The Lake Shore Campus is located on Chicago's North Side, right along Lake Michigan, in a diverse and dynamic residential area. The Water Tower Campus in downtown Chicago is situated in the midst of the city's cultural and commercial center on the Magnificent Mile. The Loyola University Medical Center is one of the leading medical research and teaching institutions in the nation. Graduate programs also offer study-abroad options at Loyola's John Felice Rome Center in Italy and at other locations around the globe.
Loyola students have access to the world-renowned Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies, as well as such leading institutions as the Art Institute of Chicago, the Chicago Historical Society and the Library of International Relations. In the social sciences, Loyola participates in the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research.