Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL 60660

Loyola University Chicago is a private university in Chicago, Illinois that was founded in 1870 by the Jesuits. It is one of the biggest Catholic universities in the nation. The university currently has over 80 undergraduate programs and over 140 graduate programs that are offered across six campuses in the Chicago metro area. Loyola University Chicago has also received recognition for the quality of their programs, ranking as one of the top 103 universities in the country. The main campus is in the Edgewater and Rogers Park neighborhoods on the north side of Chicago and on the shores of Lake Michigan.

The nursing programs are taught at the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. Students may choose from a variety of nursing programs, depending on their education. For those who are just getting into nursing, the university offers an accelerated BSN program and a traditional BSN program. Other accredited programs include MSN, RN to MSN, DNP, PhD, and BSN to PhD programs. The school also offers many certificate programs for graduates, including Oncology Nursing, Infection Prevention, and Health Care Informatics. The Master’s programs also offer many tracks for earning a post-graduate APRN certificate with seven different programs for Nurse Practitioners or Clinical Nurse Specialists.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate82%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. MSN, RN to MSN
  3. DNP, PhD, BSN to PhD
  4. Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 257
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 0
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Postbaccalaureate certificate 1
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 3
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Master's degree 0
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Master's degree 1
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 7
Critical Care Nursing Master's degree 12
Clinical Nurse Specialist Master's degree 0
Clinical Nurse Specialist Master's degree 0
Nursing Science Master's degree 0
Nursing Science Master's degree 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 30
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 8
Nursing Administration Master's degree 0
Nursing Administration Master's degree 7
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 3
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Post-master's certificate 0
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 3
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 12

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Loyola University Chicago

Northwestern Institute of Health and Technology
2.33 miles away
North Park University
3.13 miles away
DePaul University
5.24 miles away
Resurrection University
6.49 miles away
Rush University
8.59 miles away
Robert Morris University Illinois
8.63 miles away
Dominican University
10.75 miles away
Elmhurst College
16.35 miles away
Saint Xavier University
20.33 miles away
Trinity Christian College
23.7 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1921 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
10/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
10/03/2003 - Current

Admissions

73%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading520 to 630
SAT: Math510 to 630
SAT: Writing520 to 630
ACT Composite24 to 29
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$34,934

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$28,107
30k to 48k$28,065
48k to 75k$31,302
75k to 110k$34,673
Over 110k$38,252
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

81%

Recipients

$17,698

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

25%

Recipients

$4,286

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

55%

Recipients

$7,324

Average Amount

Student Population

11,129

Undergrads

5,293

Graduates

10,835

Women

5,587

Men

87%

Full-time

13%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
57%
Hispanic
14%
Asian
10%
Black/African American
7%
Non-resident alien
6%
Two or more races
4%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60660
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