Loyola University New Orleans

Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

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• Private, liberal arts institution
• Jesuit affiliated – 1 of 28 in the country
• Undergraduate enrollment – 2,482
• Admit rate – 68%
• Financial Aid forms required – FAFSA
• Retention rate – 79%
• Mid 50% SAT/ACT range – 500-630/23-29
• Student to faculty ratio – 10:1
• Located on beautiful and historic St. Charles Avenue
• Artistic city, 100+ galleries and museums
• Cultural city, music centric, jazz
• 72 distinct neighborhoods, not just the French Quarter
• #1 city for festivals
• #1 ranking for food in the US
• Plenty of green space, traditional campus, more of a suburban feel but downtown and the French Quarter a short streetcar or Uber ride away
• Located on the St. Charles streetcar line
• Located across from the Audubon Zoo
• Next door to Tulane University, share meal plans and classes
• Top 20 schools that produce Fulbright Scholars
• Doesn’t require attendance of mass
• Students of various backgrounds and all faiths attend and are welcome
• Emphasis on holistic education and also commitment to giving and making the world a better place, spiritual growth, social justice
• 52% from out of state
• Average class size – 18, largest class would be 50
• Faculty is there for teaching
• Core curriculum for the liberal arts foundation
• Can earn your MBA in 1 year, 4+1 Program
• College of Business with a variety of programs, including entrepreneurship
• Significant music and fine arts program (College of Music and Fine Arts)
• New majors in computer science, gaming programming, visual communications and visual studies
• Only Jesuit school that has an accredited music school, includes music industry, music therapy and urban music production (DJ’ing, Hip Hop…etc.)
• Greek life
• Study abroad programs in over 50 countries, semester and yearlong programs
• NAIA Div 1 sports
• First 2 years required to live on campus and can live on campus all 4 years
• No fee to apply
• Has an Honors College
• Common App, 1 letter of recommendation
• Some talent scholarships for performance majors
• Vast majority of families will receive aid
• Average aid package is $28k
vConsider an interview, but not required

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