Loyola University New Orleans

Loyola University New Orleans was established in 1912. Loyola is organized into five academic colleges that award undergraduate and graduate degrees in various fields of study. Popular majors at the university include Music, Speech Communication and Criminology. For a more enriching college experience, Loyola students can participate in one or more of the 80-plus student groups and organizations. The Black Student Union is one of the largest of these organizations, promoting diversity across the campus. For 100 years, Loyola University has been committed to the success of its students. It is the school’s mission to prepare students to lead productive lives, pursue truth and work for a more righteous world.

Location: New Orleans, LA

Type of Institution: Four-year, private research university

Tuition and Fees (per semester)

     • In-State/Out-of-State: $17,631

Size: 5,100+ students

Percentage of African-American Students: 15%

Percentage of Men: 43%

Percentage of Women: 57%

Student-Teacher Ratio: 11:1

Degrees Offered: Bachelor, Masters, Doctorate

Colleges/Schools: Business, Humanities and Natural Sciences, Law, Music and Fine Arts, Social Sciences

Housing: On-campus housing provided


     • Greek: Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Phi Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Kappa Alpha Psi, Phi Beta Sigma, 

     • Others: Black Student Union, National Pan-Hellenic Council

City Life: Major tourist city, outdoor festival (Mardi Gras, JazzFest, Blues and BBQ Festival), concerts and shows, museums, art galleries, dining, shopping, swamp tours, professional sports: NFL (Saints), NBA (Hornets)

Website: http://www.loyno.edu/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/loyno

Twitter: https://twitter.com/loyola_NOLA