Loyola University Chicago

Evanston, Illinois, United States
Shaped by our city and Jesuit traditions, Loyola University Chicago offers students an unmatched educational experience. We come from all faiths and backgrounds, with a common purpose of building a better society.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (1)
Journalism & Media (1)



  • Acquired in 1906. State of Illinois issued charter that founded Loyola University Chicago in 1909
  • Serves as main residential and undergraduate campus; home to more than 3,000 students, and set along the shores of Lake Michigan


Loyola provides a Core Curriculum grounded in the liberal arts—a curriculum that encourages students to think critically, to express themselves clearly, and to discover meaning and purpose in life. The Core provides students with a well-rounded education while also giving them a chance to explore new interests.

University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
751 -50
701 -50
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Student services

Loyola students take advantage of many academic opportunities in Chicago, including:

  • Three Chicago area campuses: Lake Shore, Water Tower, and Health Sciences
  • Research and fieldwork opportunities at many major local institutions, including the Lincoln Park Zoo, Field Museum, Adler Planetarium, Chicago Public Schools, and more
  • A diverse cultural and economical environment that enhances the Loyola community's global sophistication

Housing services

Whether you live on campus or off, youre sure to find a home away from home at Loyola. And with two campuses in the city, youre never more than a few steps away from all the great things Chicago has to offer.

Student Life

Campus life

We are very proud of our campuses and would love to have you visit to get a sense of what it is really like to be at Loyola University Chicago.

  • Lake Shore Campus
  • Water Tower Campus
  • Health Sciences Campus
  • Retreat & Ecology Campus
  • Cuneo Mansion & Gardens


  • The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and was first accredited in 1921.
  • In addition to comprehensive, institutional accreditation, specialized accreditors evaluate particular units, schools, or programs within an institution.

Evanston, Illinois, United States