Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Loyola University New Orleans, a Jesuit and Catholic institution of higher education, welcomes students of diverse backgrounds and prepares them to lead meaningful lives with and for others; to pursue truth, wisdom, and virtue; and to work for a more just world. Inspired by Ignatius of Loyola's vision of finding God in all things, the university is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences.

About

History

In 1904, the long-planned Loyola College, together with a preparatory academy, opened its doors. First classes were held in a residence located to the rear of the church on what is now Marquette Place. The first president was the Rev. Albert Biever, S.J., who was appointed by the provincial, Rev. William Power, S.J.

Education

  • Five Colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business, Graduate and Professional Studies, Law, and Music and Fine Arts
  • Degree Programs: 59 undergraduate programs and 11 graduate and professional programs
  • 50+ Study Abroad Countries: Belgium, Brazil, China, Ecuador, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, U.K., and more.

Career

We assist students in discovering their strengths and pursuing a plan for applying them beyond the university. And we partner with a wide diversity of employers—through job postings, career fairs, on-campus interviews, and professional development events—to connect Loyola students with internships, part- and full-time jobs, and graduate schools. We encourage every student to make use of our services, early and often, online and in person.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Humanities (2)
Law (2)
Business & Management (1)
Social Sciences (1)

Services

Library services

The Monroe Library extends borrowing privileges to Loyola students, faculty, staff, and Loyola alumni. To borrow books and other library materials, individuals will need to stop by the Learning Commons desk and present a valid Loyola ID. We will issue you a library barcode number and a library PIN.

Medical services

We provide primary care treatment for and education about personal health issues for all Loyola students—residential and non-residential, full-time and part-time—that provide a complete medical history form. Treatment in our office is confidential and free, though patients are responsible for any prescriptions, lab work, x-rays, or referred hospital services.

Student Life

Campus life

24 acres on historic oak-lined St. Charles Avenue in Uptown New Orleans; directly across from Audubon Park and Audubon Zoo, with expansive green space and lagoons, golf course, tennis courts and riding stables; 20 minutes from the French Quarter and downtown New Orleans.

Sports facilities

Learn a new sport or improve your fitness level or skills, join one of the many programs offered each year. Programs are offered to members free of charge. The following programs are an example of what is offered based on space and instructor availability: fitness testing, group exercise classes, personal training, pilates, swim instruction, and yoga.

Student clubs

One of the best ways to enrich your collegiate years is to get involved with clubs and organizations that fit your interests. There are plenty of ways to get involved since there are over 100 active student organizations on Loyola’s campus. Getting actively involved on campus and in the New Orleans Community will not only help you find what you’re passionate about, but it will also give you the best four years of your life.

At Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, we highly recommend that students get involved in organizations. There are many benefits to joining an organization which include, among other things, making new friends, becoming better acquainted with different aspects of law.

Accreditation

Loyola University New Orleans is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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