Chicago, IL

School Details

Loyola University Chicago is a two-year public school located in Chicago, Illinois. LUC was founded in 1870 by the Roman Catholic Society of Jesus as St. Ignatius College. Today, the school is the largest Jesuit University in the United States and is one of the 28 members of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The institution is associated with the Roman Catholic Church in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Although the school is primarily Roman Catholic, LUC encourages each person to celebrate their personal faith and to respect and learn from other people of faith within our Loyola community.

Loyola University Chicago offers associate's, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, certificates of completion at the graduate level, and doctorate degrees. LUC is home to the following schools and colleges:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Arrupe College
  • Quinlan School of Business
  • School of Communication
  • School of Continuing and Professional Studies
  • School of Education
  • The Graduate School
  • School of Law
  • Stritch School of Medicine
  • Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
  • School of Social Work

Classes are offered during the daytime, evening, and weekend. Online degrees are offered at all levels from most schools.

Accreditation & Licensing

Loyola University Chicago is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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Art & Liberal Arts

Certificate in User Experience Design


Bachelor of Arts in Management Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Digital Communication Certificate in New Media Communication Graduate Certificate in Business Data Analytics Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Fundamentals Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

Computer Science & IT

Bachelor of Arts in Information Technology Bachelor of Arts in Web Technologies Certificate in Computer Science Certificate in Introduction to Data Science Certificate in Web Design & Development Master of Science in Information Systems & Analytics Master of Science in Information Technology / Enterprise Information Management Master of Science in Information Technology / Enterprise Networking Master of Science in Information Technology / Information Assurance Master of Science in Information Technology / Technology Management

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Criminal Justice Leadership Master of Jurisprudence in Children's Law & Policy Master of Jurisprudence in Compliance & Enterprise Risk Management Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law Master of Laws in Business & Compliance Law Master of Laws in Health Law


Graduate Certficate in Leading Inclusive Catholic Schools


Graduate Certificate in Clinical Bioethics Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Informatics Graduate Certificate in Public Health Master of Arts in Bioethics & Health Policy Master of Public Health / Public Health Policy & Management


Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Doctor of Nursing Practice Master of Science in Nursing / Adult-Gerontology CSN with Oncology Specialty Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing & Healthcare Administration Master of Science in Nursing / Population-Based Infection Control & Environmental Safety APN

Psychology & Human Services

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology

Religion & Philosophy

Graduate Certificate in Church Management Graduate Certificate in Health Care Mission Leadership Graduate Certificate in Religious Education Master of Arts in Christian Spirituality Master of Arts in Health Care Mission Leadership Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies Master of Divinity