Admitted students will spend the first year of their Loyola experience studying at our Rome Center campus in Italy. After that, students will complete their undergraduate degree in Chicago. Rome Start is a great way for students to gain a global perspective to their education while earning a renowned Loyola degree.
Admission to the Rome Start program includes admission to Loyola University Chicago. The application for admission also serves as an application for Loyola's merit scholarships, which can be used both in Rome and in Chicago.
We've made the Rome Start application process simple and straightforward. Click on a link below to view the application instructions that apply to you.
To request additional information about Rome Start, complete this online profile.
Admission to Loyola University Chicago and the Rome Start program operates on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to submit your application early.
For more information about the Rome Start program, visit Rome Start.
Learn more about Loyola University Chicago's Rome Start program, which allows students to spend the first year of college in Rome before completing their degree in Chicago.
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