Loyola University Chicago

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$40,052

5.73% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$34,934

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.11%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

72.6%

22,712 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

16,422

87% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

74.9%

1,545 Graduates

About

Loyola University Chicago is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Loyola University Chicago were General Biological Sciences (315 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (257 degrees), and General Psychology (251 degrees).

In 2016, 4,883 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Loyola University Chicago. 64% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (3,133 degrees), 6.49 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (483 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Loyola University Chicago is $40,052, which is $14,196 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Loyola University Chicago is $40,052, which is $14,196 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $34,934.

In 2016, 81% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$40,052

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Loyola University Chicago was $40,052. The cost of tuition at Loyola University Chicago is $14,196 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$34,934

2016 Value

8.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Loyola University Chicago had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $34,934. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Loyola University Chicago grew by 8.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,405

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Loyola University Chicago was of $12,405 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 0.813% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

81%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Loyola University Chicago received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.41% with respect to 2015, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.11%

2015 Default Rate

124

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Loyola University Chicago was 3.11%, which represents 124 out of the 3983 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Loyola University Chicago received 22,712 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 5.37% annual growth. Out of those 22,712 applicants, 16,482 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 72.6% acceptance rate.

There were 16,422 students enrolled at Loyola University Chicago in 2016, and 18% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Loyola University Chicago has an overall enrollment yield of 15.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

72.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

16,482

Accepted Out of 22,712

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Loyola University Chicago was 72.6% (16,482 admissions from 22,712 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 71.3%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 5.37%, while admissions grew by 7.3%.

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SAT Scores

18%

Submission Percentage

459

Scores Submitted

18% of enrolled first-time students at Loyola University Chicago in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Loyola University Chicago has a total enrollment of 16,422 students. The full-time enrollment at Loyola University Chicago is 14,286 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,136. This means that 87% of students enrolled at Loyola University Chicago are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Loyola University Chicago, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.3% White, 13.5% Hispanic or Latino, 10.4% Asian, 6.83% Black or African American, 3.61% Two or More Races, 0.28% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.152% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Loyola University Chicago in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (38.1%), followed by White Male (18.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (36.3%), followed by White Male (22.4%) and Black or African American Female (6.52%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Loyola University Chicago, both undergraduate and graduate, is 16,422 students. The full-time enrollment at Loyola University Chicago is 14,286 and the part-time enrollment is 2,136. This means that 87% of students enrolled at Loyola University Chicago are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Loyola University Chicago was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Loyola University Chicago had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    9,409

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,218

  3. Asian

    1,702

The enrolled student population at Loyola University Chicago is 57.3% White, 13.5% Hispanic or Latino, 10.4% Asian, 6.83% Black or African American, 3.61% Two or More Races, 0.28% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.152% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2016, 1365 more women than men received degrees from Loyola University Chicago. The majority of degree recipients at Loyola University Chicago are white (3,133 degrees awarded). There were 6.49 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (483 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Loyola University Chicago is General Biological Sciences (315 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (257 degrees) and General Psychology (251 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Loyola University Chicago, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (510 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (452 degrees), and Biology (488 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Loyola University Chicago are Physicians & surgeons (390,763 people), Social workers (187,130 people), Miscellaneous managers (152,902 people), Postsecondary teachers (141,465 people), and Clergy (109,878 people).

The most specialized majors at Loyola University Chicago are Legal (510 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (452 degrees), Biology (488 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (48 degrees), and Theology (90 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Loyola University Chicago are Public relations specialists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Physicians & surgeons, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at Loyola University Chicago are Legal (510 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (452 degrees), Biology (488 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (48 degrees), and Theology (90 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Loyola University Chicago are Hospitals (499,970 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (283,066 people), Elementary & secondary schools (239,166 people), Offices of physicians (158,645 people), and Religious organizations (127,594 people).

The most specialized majors at Loyola University Chicago are Legal (510 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (452 degrees), Biology (488 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (48 degrees), and Theology (90 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 315 degrees awarded

  2. 257 degrees awarded

  3. 251 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Loyola University Chicago was General Biological Sciences with 315 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,759

  2. 3,124

In 2016, 1,759 degrees were awarded to men at Loyola University Chicago, which is 0.563 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,124).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 131 degrees were awarded to men at Loyola University Chicago in General Biological Sciences, which is 0.697 times less than the 188 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 369 degrees were awarded to women at Loyola University Chicago in Social Work, which is 7.1 times more than the 52 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

65%

100% Completion Time

73%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 65% of students graduating from Loyola University Chicago completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 73% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 74% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Loyola University Chicago is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.55% of graduates (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,133 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    483 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    338 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Loyola University Chicago is white (3,133 degrees awarded). There were 6.49 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (483 degrees).

2.38% of degree recipients (116 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    2,005 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,128 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    317 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Loyola University Chicago is white female (2,005 degrees awarded). There were 1.78 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,128 degrees).

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Operations

Loyola University Chicago has an endowment valued at nearly $542M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.94M (0.728%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Loyola University Chicago had a total expenditure of $520M. Of that $520M, they spent $236M on salaries and $520M on benefits.

Loyola University Chicago employs 302 Instructors, 198 Professors, and 182 Associate professors. Most academics at Loyola University Chicago are Female Instructors (178), Male Professors(137), and Male Instructors (124).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Loyola University Chicago are: Management, with 361 employees, Service, with 219 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 188 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$542M

2015 Endowment

0.584%

growth from 2014

Loyola University Chicago has an endowment valued at about $542M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Loyola University Chicago grew 0.584% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $271M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $35.4M - Federal

  2. $8.4M - State

  3. $268k - Local

As of 2015, Loyola University Chicago received $35.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $8.4M from state grants and contracts, and $268k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$236M

Salary Expenditure

$520M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Loyola University Chicago had a total expenditure of $520M. Of that $520M, they spent $236M on salaries and $520M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$236M

2015 Salaries

1.95%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Loyola University Chicago paid a median of $236M in salaries, which represents 45.4% of their overall expenditure ($520M) and a 1.95% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.67% growth from 2013 and a 6.17% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$73.6M

Instructional Salaries

767

Number of Employees

In 2015, Loyola University Chicago paid a total of $73.6M to 767 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

302 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

361 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Loyola University Chicago were Instructor with 302 employees; Professor with 198 employees; and Professor with 182 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Loyola University Chicago were Management with 361 employees; Service with 219 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 188 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Loyola University Chicago was Female Instructor with 178 employees, Male Professor with 137 employees, and Male Instructor with 124 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Loyola University Chicago.

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