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Undergraduate and Graduate Students Excel at Loyola University

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Chartered in 1902, Loyola University New Orleans is a private, Jesuit university accepting co-ed students of all faiths in its five colleges. In 201​6, U.S. News & World Report ranked Loyola as the No. 11 Best Regional University in the South and The Princeton Review ranked the university No. 14 for Best Quality of Life.

Students pursue degrees in:

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Fine Arts
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music  
  • Sciences

Popular graduate programs include the College of Law and the MBA program, which offers a full- and part-time executive track in addition to an executive mentor program. In total, the university offers ​more than 60 different undergraduate degrees and 14 graduate and professional programs.

Located across from Audubon Park, the interiors of Loyola’s stately campus and buildings have been renovated for modern times but preserved to maintain their traditional architectural essence. The warm southern weather allows many days where students can relax in the university’s many quads and green spaces in addition to Audubon Park.

Fifty-f​ive percent of Loyola’s students come from out of state to enjoy the unique culture in New Orleans. Whether by participating in philanthropy via the schools fraternities and sororities, volunteering with the Campus Ministry, or by participating in the Loyola University Community Action Program, students are encouraged to take action in their community — in line with Loyola's traditional Jesuit teachings.

Photo Credit: Harold Baquet; Loyola University