Loyola University Chicago

Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Common Data Set

‌The Common Data Set (CDS) initiative is a collaborative effort among data providers in the higher education community and publishers. The CDS files contain information on enrollment and persistence, freshman and transfer student admission, academic offerings and policies, student life, annual expenses, financial aid, instructional faculty and class size, and degrees conferred.

 2017-18 Common Data Set

 2016-17 Common Data Set
 2015-16 Common Data Set
 2014-15 Common Data Set

Annual Reports

2018-2019 U.S. News & World Report

The 2018–19 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges report shows that Loyola University Chicago’s ranking in the National Universities list improved from 103rd to 89th. The improved ranking was mainly the result of the significant improvement in graduation rate.  Read more about the full report.


2016–17 Diversity Report

The 2016–17 diversity report shows a steady, progressive movement towards greater diversity and a positive change in the number and percentage of women and minorities in all areas: faculty, students, and staff. Read more about the current findings.