Loyola University Chicago

Private, Four-years School Located in Chicago, IL

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How much is the Loyola University Chicago tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, Loyola University Chicago's tuition & fees is $49,498 based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $67,818 when a student lives on-campus.

Loyola University Chicago Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$49,498
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
On-campus Room & Board$15,520
On-campus Expenses$1,600
Off-campus Room & Board$12,840
Off-campus Expenses$1,600
2023-2024 Projection
Tuition & Fees$49,188

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Loyola University Chicago for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $216,119 at Loyola University Chicago. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $288,139. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $183,035.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$51,248$68,715$43,792
Sophomore (2024-25)$53,059$70,880$45,076
Junior (2025-26)$54,935$73,117$46,401
Senior (2026-27)$56,877$75,427$47,767
4 Years Total$216,119$288,139$183,035
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$53,059$70,880$45,076
Sophomore (2025-26)$54,935$73,117$46,401
Junior (2026-27)$56,877$75,427$47,767
Senior (2027-28)$58,887$77,814$49,175
4 Years Total$223,759$297,238$188,419
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$54,935$73,117$46,401
Sophomore (2026-27)$56,877$75,427$47,767
Junior (2027-28)$58,887$77,814$49,175
Senior (2028-29)$60,969$80,279$50,628
4 Years Total$231,669$306,637$193,971
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$56,877$75,427$47,767
Sophomore (2027-28)$58,887$77,814$49,175
Junior (2028-29)$60,969$80,279$50,628
Senior (2029-30)$63,124$82,825$52,126
4 Years Total$239,858$316,345$199,697
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$58,887$77,814$49,175
Sophomore (2028-29)$60,969$80,279$50,628
Junior (2029-30)$63,124$82,825$52,126
Senior (2030-31)$65,356$85,456$53,672
4 Years Total$248,337$326,374$205,602

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Loyola University Chicago' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,449. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Illinois, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $21,215.
In-StateOut-of-State
Loyola University Chicago$49,498
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
Illinois Four-years Colleges$19,513
Public Schools$10,439$13,542
Private Schools$21,215

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Loyola University Chicago and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Loyola University ChicagoChicago, IL$49,498$20,344
Benedictine UniversityLisle, IL$32,441$20,239

Financial Aid and COA

At Loyola University Chicago, 11,146 students (94%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $24,072.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Loyola University Chicago is $43,746 for students living on-campus and $41,066 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 2,833 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $26,796 and the average amount of student loans is $9,442.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$67,818
COA (off-campus)$65,138
Tuition & Fees$49,498
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$18,320
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$15,640
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$43,746
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$41,066
Average Financial Aid$24,072
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship11,14694%$24,072
Pell Grants2,64722%$5,149
Federal Student Loan5,69648%$6,708
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid2,83399%-
Grants or Scholarships2,82399%$26,796
Federal Grants1,69259%$3,622
Pell Grants67724%$5,012
Other Federal Grants1,59956%$1,710
State/Local Grants51418%$5,220
Institutional Grants2,82299%$23,684
Student Loan Aid1,50653%$9,442
Federal Student Loans1,47752%$5,376
Other Student Loans2609%$24,153

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Loyola University Chicago's acceptance rate is 76.98%. A total of 37,824 applicants applied to and 29,117 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 2,867 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 9.85%.
To apply to Loyola University Chicago, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and Completion of college-preparatory program. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants37,82412,084$25,740
Admitted29,1178,859$20,258
Enrolled2,867845$2,022
Acceptance Rate76.98%73.31%78.70%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)9.85%9.54%9.98%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Loyola University Chicago. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,260 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 30.
Its SAT score is higher than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is higher than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,2601,1601,360
National Average1,168
Illinois Average1,140
SAT EBRW640590690
SAT Math620570670
ACT Composite302732
National Average24
Illinois Average25
ACT Math272529
ACT English302634

Student Population

Loyola University Chicago has a total of 16,899 students including 11,703 undergraduate and 5,196 graduate students. By gender, there are 5,584 male students and 11,914 female students attending Loyola University Chicago. The school offers online degree programs and 2,215 students enrolled online exclusively (13.11% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total17,498 5,58411,914
Undergraduate11,819 3,7638,056
Graduate5,679 1,8213,858

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL
Phone773-274-3000
WEBwww.luc.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered337 Programs
Online Program Offered5 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered171 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate79.15%
Yield8.85%
Student Population16,899
Graduation Rate71%
Transfer-out Rate2%
Retention Rate81% (Full-time), 20% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate13 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties917 (Full-time), 874 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs2,350 (Full-time), 1,123 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$99,744
Average Staff Salary$81,293