Loyola University Chicago

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Loyola University Chicago can be found in Chicago, IL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 18,000 students enrolled per year at Loyola University Chicago.

Many of the students admitted to Loyola University Chicago got an SAT score in the range of 1570 to 1890, or got accepted with an ACT score between 24 to 29. We were able to estimate the Loyola University Chicago average GPA (3.28 - 3.57) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of about 91 percent with 19 percent of applicants deciding to attend. When applying historical data, we have projected that the Loyola University Chicago acceptance rate 2015 will be around 71%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at luc.edu.

Overall Loyola University Chicago Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Loyola University Chicago was reported as 91.4% in Fall 2013 with over 14,400 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1570 - 1890
  • ACT Scores: 24 - 29
  • Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Loyola University Chicago?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Loyola University Chicago is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Loyola University Chicago has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 78.1%
  • 2010-2011: 59.6%
  • 2011-2012: 54.9%
  • 2012-2013: 58.0%
  • 2013-2014: 91.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 71.4%

How Does Loyola University Chicago Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Loyola University Chicago is sixty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Northeastern Illinois University60.1%
Roosevelt University78.8%
Concordia University-Chicago54.4%
Illinois Institute of Technology57.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Loyola University Chicago (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 630
Math530 - 630
Writing520 - 630
Total Score1570 - 1890
ACT®Score Range
English24 - 31
Math24 - 28
Composite Score24 - 29
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