Loyola University New Orleans

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$43,160
3.51% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$23,808
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.8%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
78.1%
7,340 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
4,397
83.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
67%
409 Graduates

About

Loyola University New Orleans is a higher education institution located in Orleans Parish, LA. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Loyola University New Orleans were Law (160 degrees awarded), Family Practice Nurse (7 degrees), and Nursing Practice (7 degrees).

In 2022, 1,050 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Loyola University New Orleans. 69.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (483 degrees), 2.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (173 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Loyola University New Orleans is $43,160, which is $19,164 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Loyola University New Orleans is $43,160, which is $19,164 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,808.

In 2022, 92% of undergraduate students attending Loyola University New Orleans received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$43,160
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Loyola University New Orleans was $43,160. The cost of tuition at Loyola University New Orleans is $19,164 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$23,808
2022 Value
4.19%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Loyola University New Orleans had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,808. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Loyola University New Orleans grew by 4.19%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,992
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Loyola University New Orleans was of $13,992 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.64% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Loyola University New Orleans received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.8%
2019 Default Rate
26
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Loyola University New Orleans was 2.8%, which represents 26 out of the 928 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Loyola University New Orleans received 7,340 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 1.54% annual growth. Out of those 7,340 applicants, 5,733 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78.1% acceptance rate.

There were 4,397 students enrolled at Loyola University New Orleans in 2022.

Loyola University New Orleans has an overall enrollment yield of 13.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
5,733
Accepted Out of 7,340

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Loyola University New Orleans was 78.1% (5,733 admissions from 7,340 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 78.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 1.54%, while admissions declined by −1.75%..

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Enrollment

Loyola University New Orleans had a total enrollment of 4,397 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Loyola University New Orleans is 3,691 students and the part-time enrollment is 706. This means that 83.9% of students enrolled at Loyola University New Orleans are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Loyola University New Orleans, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48% White, 18.4% Hispanic or Latino, 18.2% Black or African American, 4.32% Two or More Races, 3.07% Asian, 0.409% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.091% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Loyola University New Orleans in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.1%), followed by White Male (15.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.6%), followed by White Male (26.9%) and Black or African American Female (10.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Loyola University New Orleans in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,397 students. The full-time enrollment at Loyola University New Orleans is 3,691 and the part-time enrollment is 706. This means that 83.9% of students enrolled at Loyola University New Orleans are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Loyola University New Orleans was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Loyola University New Orleans had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,109 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    808 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    801 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Loyola University New Orleans is 48% White, 18.4% Hispanic or Latino, 18.2% Black or African American, 4.32% Two or More Races, 3.07% Asian, 0.409% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.091% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 167 students (3.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 406 more women than men received degrees from Loyola University New Orleans. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Loyola University New Orleans is white (483 degrees awarded). There were 2.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (173 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Loyola University New Orleans is Law (160 degrees awarded), followed by Family Practice Nurse (7 degrees) and Nursing Practice (7 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Loyola University New Orleans, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (172 degrees awarded), Theology (47 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (144 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Loyola University New Orleans are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (360,642 people), Other managers (299,076 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (197,785 people), Postsecondary teachers (165,969 people), and Clergy (132,155 people).

The most specialized majors at Loyola University New Orleans in 2022 are Legal (172 degrees awarded), Theology (47 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (144 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees), and Social Sciences (101 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Loyola University New Orleans are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Loyola University New Orleans are Legal (172 degrees awarded), Theology (47 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (144 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees), and Social Sciences (101 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Loyola University New Orleans are Elementary & secondary schools (463,806 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (365,161 people), Legal services (303,459 people), Computer Systems Design (244,179 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (195,057 people).

The most specialized majors at Loyola University New Orleans are Legal (172 degrees awarded), Theology (47 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (144 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees), and Social Sciences (101 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Loyola University New Orleans.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 69 degrees awarded
  2. 46 degrees awarded
  3. 39 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Loyola University New Orleans was General Psychology with 69 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

322
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
728
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 322 degrees were awarded to men at Loyola University New Orleans, which is 0.442 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (728).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 53 degrees were awarded to men at Loyola University New Orleans in Law, which is 0.495 times less than the 107 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 107 degrees were awarded to men at Loyola University New Orleans in Law, which is 2.02 times more than the 53 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%
100% Completion Time
59%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 50% of students graduating from Loyola University New Orleans completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 59% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (90%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Loyola University New Orleans is Female and Asian (90% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.42% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    483 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    173 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    163 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Loyola University New Orleans is white (483 degrees awarded). There were 2.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (173 degrees).

11.6% of degree recipients (122 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    330 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    153 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    127 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Loyola University New Orleans is white female (330 degrees awarded). There were 2.16 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (153 degrees).

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Operations

Loyola University New Orleans has an endowment valued at nearly $236M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−5.67%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Loyola University New Orleans had a total salary expenditure of 113M. Loyola University New Orleans employs 87 Lecturers, 60 Professors and 53 Associate professors. Most academics at Loyola University New Orleans are Male Lecturer (46), Female Lecturer (41), and Male Professor (39).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Loyola University New Orleans are: Management, with 124 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 88 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 65 employees.

Endowment

$236M
2022 Endowment
9.96%
decline from 2021

Loyola University New Orleans has an endowment valued at about $236M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Loyola University New Orleans declined 9.96% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $190M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$51M
2022 Salaries
5.7%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Loyola University New Orleans paid a median of $51M in salaries, which represents 45.1% of their overall expenditure ($113M) and a 5.7% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18M
Instructional Salaries
238
Number of Employees

In 2022, Loyola University New Orleans paid a total of $18M to 238 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
87 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
124 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Loyola University New Orleans were Lecturer with 87 employees, Professor with 60 employees, and Associate professor with 53 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Loyola University New Orleans were Management with 124 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 88 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 65 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Lecturer
  2. Female Lecturer
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Loyola University New Orleans was Male Lecturer with 46 employees, Female Lecturer with 41 employees, and Male Professor with 39 employees.

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