Academics

Loyola offers rigorous programs grounded in the liberal arts, focused primarily on developing students as well-rounded scholars and leaders who are distinctly prepared to succeed in every aspect of their lives. Upholding the Jesuit value of academic excellence, our curriculum further challenges students to understand the ethical dimensions of personal and professional life, and to examine their own values, attitudes, and beliefs.


Why the liberal arts?

An education grounded in the liberal arts leads to an intellectual fearlessness, achieved through the development and enhancement of competence, character, and community. What’s more, it provides students the foundation they need for any and every opportunity they will encounter—at Loyola and beyond.

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Academics at Loyola

Our Jesuit education opens the mind and inspires the spirit

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Undergraduate Programs

  • Accounting: BBA
  • Actuarial Science - Mathematics: BS
  • Advertising/Public Relations - Communication: BA
  • African and African American Studies: Minor
  • American Studies: Minor
  • Applied Mathematics - Mathematics: BS
  • Art History: BA Minor
  • Asian Studies: Minor
  • Biology: BS Minor
  • Business Administration: BBA Minor
  • Business Economics - Business Administration: BBA Minor
  • Catholic Studies: Minor
  • Chemistry: BS Minor
  • Chinese: Minor
  • Classical Civilization: BA Minor
  • Classics: BA
  • Communication: BA Minor
  • Comparative Culture & Literary Studies: BA Minor
  • Computer Engineering - Engineering: BS
  • Computer Science: BA BS Minor
  • Digital Media - Communication: BA
  • Economics: BA Minor
  • Electrical Engineering - Engineering: BS
  • Elementary Education: BA
  • Engineering: BS Minor
  • English: BA Minor
  • Entrepreneurship - Business Administration: Minor
  • Environmental and Sustainability Studies: Minor
  • Film Studies: Minor
  • Finance - Business Administration: BBA
  • Forensic Studies: Minor
  • French: BA Minor
  • Gender Studies: Minor
  • General Program - Mathematics: BS
  • General Statistics - Statistics: BS
  • German: BA Minor
  • Global Studies: BA
  • History: BA Minor
  • Information Systems - Business Administration: BBA Minor
  • International Business - Business Administration: BBA Minor
  • Italian Studies: Minor
  • Journalism - Communication: BA
  • Latin American and Latino Studies: Minor
  • Management - Business Administration: BBA
  • Marketing - Business Administration: BBA Minor
  • Materials Engineering - Engineering: BS
  • Mathematical Statistics - Statistics: BS
  • Mathematics: BS Minor
  • Mechanical Engineering - Engineering: BS
  • Medieval Studies: Minor
  • Music - Fine Arts: BA Minor
  • Natural Sciences: Minor
  • Operations Research - Mathematics: BS
  • Philosophy: BA Minor
  • Photography - Visual Arts: BA Minor
  • Physics: BS Minor
  • Physics 3-2 Physics/Engineering With Columbia University: BS
  • Physics Analytic Track: BS
  • Physics Applied Science Track: BS
  • Political Science: BA Minor
  • Pre-Health: See Tracks
  • Psychology: BA
  • Pure Mathematics - Mathematics: BS
  • Quantitative Economics - Economics: BA
  • Secondary Education: Minor
  • Sociology: BA Minor
  • Spanish: BA Minor
  • Special Education:  Minor
  • Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences: BA
  • Statistics: BS Minor
  • Studio Arts - Visual Arts: BA Minor
  • Theatre - Fine Arts: BA Minor
  • Theology: BA Minor
  • Teacher Education: Combined BA/BS-MAT
  • Urban Education: Minor
  • Visual Arts: BA
  • Writing: BA Minor

Graduate Programs

A student holding a cello and a professor looking at sheet music
12:1 Student to faculty ratio
Four students having a discussion around a classroom table
20 average class size
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84% of faculty hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree
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80% of students have internships and field experience before graduation

Schools

Meet our Faculty

Frank D'Souza, Ph.D.

Dr. D'Souza seeks to provide students real-life experience in financial research and management

Faculty Profile

Beyond the Classroom