Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Admission

Master of Integrated Marketing Communications (MSIMC)

To be considered for admission to the Quinlan School of Business's Master's in Integrated Marketing Communications program, please review the following requirements:

Application Instructions: Degree-Seeking Applicants

Use our online application system to submit the form. Or, you may download an application form and mail the completed form to:

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

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. 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.

Letters of recommendation are encouraged but not required.

Should you wish to submit letters, include your recommender’s email address as part of your online application form and we will send them a personalized link by which to upload the letter.

Please discuss how the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago and our focus on responsible leadership will prepare you for your future career and why you have chosen this program. Your statement should be 2 - 3 pages in length, double-spaced.

Official GMAT scores must be submitted directly from the testing service. Applicants program may submit GRE scores in place of the GMAT. Learn more about the GMAT online.

A professional resume may be uploaded via the online application form or you may email it to us at gradapp@luc.edu.

A $50 application fee is required for applications submitted by mail. If you complete the online application form, the application fee is waived.

Application Instructions: International Applicants

An official TOEFL or IELTS score report is required for international applicants whose native language is not English. Copies and faxes are not accepted as official documents; we must receive test scores directly from the testing service. The minimum acceptable total score on the Internet-Based Test (IBT) of the TOEFL exam is 90. The minimum acceptable total score on the IELTS exam is 6.5.

This requirement is waived for those who have completed a four-year U.S. bachelor's degree program or those who are citizens of or have completed a bachelor's degree at a recognized institution at which the language of instruction is English in these countries: Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, or New Zealand.

Applicants who completed post-secondary education abroad are required to submit non-U.S. transcripts to Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (ECE) or Educational Perspectives for evaluation of credentials. You must request a course-by-course transcript evaluation, and it must show that your non-U.S. education is equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree to be considered for admission.

 

Educational Credential Evaluators, INC. (ECE)                                  
Phone:  414.289.3400                    

Educational Perspectives 
Phone:  312-421-9300

 

Please request a course-by-course evaluation report and have the official report sent to:

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

Application Instructions: Non-degree Seeking Applicants

The non-degree-seeking option is for students who wish to sample classes before applying to a degree program, transfer credit to another institution, or obtain professional or personal enrichment.

Non-degree-seeking students may apply a maximum of 9 semester hours (3 courses) toward a degree at Quinlan. Admission as a non-degree-seeking student does not guarantee admission to a formal program. Should you decide to pursue a degree program, a new application and all supporting materials are required. 

Use our online application system to submit the form. Or, you may download an application form and mail the completed form to:

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

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. 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.

Official transcripts should show a GPA of 3.0 or higher. In exceptional cases, applicants whose undergraduate GPA is below 3.0 may be admitted.

Please discuss how completing non-degree seeking courses at Quinlan School of Business will support your professional and personal goals. Your statement should be 2 - 3 pages in length, double-spaced.

Application Instructions: Jesuit Network Students

Use our online application system to submit the form. Or, you may download an application form and mail the completed form to:

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

Applicants must submit official transcripts from their current MBA program.

A professional resume may be uploaded via the online application form or you may email it to us at gradapp@luc.edu.

A letter of good standing from your current director or academic advisor is required. This letter should indicate your standing in the program, your GMAT or GRE score, and articulate the courses you must take at Loyola University Chicago. Additional information may be required.

A transfer agreement completed by your current institution should be sent to us at gradapp@luc.edu. The agreement should list courses needed to complete the program and whether or not you will complete the degree at your current institution or at Loyola University Chicago.

Application Instructions: International Applicants

Application Instructions: Non-degree Seeking Applicants

Application Instructions: Jesuit Network Students

Application Deadlines

All academic programs in the Quinlan School of Business are on the quarter system, and new students begin during all quarters.

QuarterApplication DeadlineQuarter Starts
Fall July 15 Late August
Winter Oct. 1 Early November
Spring Jan. 15 Late February
Summer April 1 Late May