Honors and Scholars Programs

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The Honors Program

The Honors Program brings together students and faculty who seek not only academic achievement but also intellectual challenge and growth. The curriculum offers students a fully integrated program of study that is both rigorous and interdisciplinary and is designed to be flexible enough to accommodate the requirements of all majors across the University. Taught by Loyola's most distinguished faculty, Honors classes are small and are combined with an extensive program of excursions and events, discussions and lectures, and extracurricular enrichment.

Application Deadlines

  • Early Action: Dec. 15
  • Regular Decision: Feb. 15

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CPaMS Scholars Program

This program features an interdisciplinary course of study in computer science, physics, mathematics, statistics, and data science and offers need-based scholarship opportunities in these fields. Students benefit from learning in a cohort and from faculty mentorship and opportunities for competitive internships, networking, and career development in STEM fields beyond Loyola.

Application Deadlines

  • Early Action: Dec. 3
  • Regular Decision: Feb. 4

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Sellinger Scholars Program

The Sellinger Scholars program is a four-year cohort-based honors curriculum in business administration. This program is designed to prepare high achieving, highly motivated students to compassionate and effective business leaders. While pursuing a major in the Sellinger School of Business and Management, Scholars are required to engage in leadership training and community service with opportunities to interact with business professionals, augmenting their network. Students are challenged academically and mentored by dedicated Sellinger faculty and alumni. Students graduate from this Honors program with the skills and desire to think critically, evaluate holistically, and be leaders of transformative change.

Application Deadlines

  • Early Action: Dec. 15
  • Regular Decision: March 1

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Ignatius Scholars Program (ISP)

This program is designed for first-year students who exhibit strong academic promise and leadership abilities. The program provides opportunities for students who demonstrate significant financial need and/or identify as first-generation college students. Students apply to the ISP Program after submitting their enrollment deposit to the university.

Application deadline: May 27

Learn more about The Ignatius Scholars Program