Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, LA 70118
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Loyola University New Orleans is one of the thirteen private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Louisiana. The campus is located in an urban area, in New Orleans.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,759 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 803 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 642 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 80%). Every year 56% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Loyola University New Orleans's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $37,676, and fees were $1,816. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $37,676 and $1,816 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students3,759
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate80%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 2
Master's degree 7 112
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 0

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1929 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
07/01/2000 - 06/30/2015
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
04/01/1983 - 06/30/2015
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
06/11/2015 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
06/11/2015 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1080 to 1270
ACT22 to 28
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 Required
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

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,073/credit
In State Students$1,073/credit
Out of State Students$1,073/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$818/credit
In State Students$818/credit
Out of State Students$818/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $48,285 $48,285 $48,285
ADN 70 $75,110 $75,110 $75,110
BSN 125 $134,125 $134,125 $134,125
FNP 50 $40,900 $40,900 $40,900
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 98% of Loyola University New Orleans's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 33% $4,347
Other Federal Grant 30% $727
State Grant & Scholarships 33% $5,532
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 98% $24,517
Federal Student Loans 66% $6,268
Private Loans 4% $13,331


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$16,645
$30,001 to $48,000$19,227
$48,001 to $75,000$20,503
$75,001 to $110,000$23,822
Over $110,000$28,931

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Louisiana state board of nursing.
Loyola University New Orleans
6363 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118

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