About LUC

Loyola University Chicago (LUC) — private non-profit christian university. It is located in Chicago, United States. LUC is a member of International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU), Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU), Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

The university is in top-860 of the best universities in the world, according to QS World University Rankings. In the USA, LUC is considered one of the most prestigious higher education institutions.

LUC does research in different fields of study and invites students to bachelor, master and doctorate programs.

Chicago, United States
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LUC tuition fees

The academic calendar at LUC is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. At LUC, tuition fees are equal for everyone — from 14,771 USD per year. The university offers scholarships and financial aid to some students. Scholarships are available to both locals and foreigners. The exact cost of programs and information on the availability of scholarships can be found on the website of the university.

Academic calendar
Financial Aidallowances and other types of social assistance
Bachelorcitizens and foreigners
21,894 USD/year
Mastercitizens and foreigners
14,771 USD/year

Additional costs

Also, consider other expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals, and personal expenses.

Room and board
on campus
14,780 USD/year
off campus
11,808 USD/year
Other expensestransport, personal expenses, university fees
on campus
1,600 USD/year
off campus
1,600 USD/year

Bachelor degree at LUC

Enrollment in bachelor's programs is based on the results of entrance examinations. However, your GPA score must also be at least 2. Read how to calculate it in this article. Before applying, you need to pass the IELTS or TOEFL exam. The minimum TOEFL score is 79. The IELTS score is not lower than 6.5. Applicants will need a subject exam — ACT or SAT.


Master's degree at LUC

The admission committee of the university takes into account the previous academic performance of the student. In order to enroll at LUC for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 77. IELTS — 6 or higher.


LUC campus

The campus of the educational institution is located in Chicago. This opens up all the delights of life in a big city for students: a rich infrastructure, a large selection of entertainment, convenient transport, as well as more opportunities for internships or part-time jobs. However, for some students, such an abundance of opportunities can be distracting. Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. Foreigners who come to LUC through exchange programs study and live with local students. Thus, the university promotes intercultural exchange and the establishment of interethnic relations.

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What to do after graduation

United States allows university graduates to stay in the country for one more year. Graduates can spend this time looking for a job in order to change their visa to a work one. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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