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Investing in a quality education begins with your application to Loyola University Chicago.

A college education doesn't have to be just a dream.

At Loyola University Chicago, that investment in your future is accessible, affordable, and achievable—and it all begins with your college application.

Shaped by a vibrant, urban setting and a strong Jesuit Catholic tradition, Loyola University Chicago offers you a world-class learning experience that is anything but ordinary. Here you will find more than 80 undergraduate majors, research and internship opportunities, service projects across the nation, and more than 100 study abroad programs. We will challenge you to learn broadly, think critically, serve generously, and lead courageously.

With more than 10,000 undergraduates, the Loyola family represents 82 countries and all 50 states. While we come from all faiths and backgrounds, we share a common purpose of building a better society. At Loyola, we don’t just prepare you for a successful career—we prepare you to lead an extraordinary life.

Whether you're applying as a freshman, applying as a transfer student, or applying as an international student, we've provided step-by-step instructions for your college application process. If you have questions about your application, you can speak with one of Loyola's admission counselors.

From the Director: College Admission at Loyola

Parents’ role in the college application process

It’s mid-fall, and high school seniors all over the country are working on their college applications. As a parent, what can you do to support your son or daughter in this process? Continue to be supportive. Some of you have been through this already with an older child, but if this is your first time […]

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