Loyola University New Orleans, a private Jesuit university named after Saint Ignatius of Loyola, is one of 28 institutions making up the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.
The university is located in New Orleans, Louisiana. Originally founded as Loyola College in 1904, the school was chartered as a university in 1912.
Loyola University, one of the larger Jesuit schools in the southern United States and open to students of all faiths, has about 5,000 students. Students can obtain traditional undergraduate and graduate degrees and online degrees. Loyola University New Orleans also provides more than 50 study abroad programs.
Loyola University New Orleans includes colleges specializing in the liberal arts, physical science, social sciences, and specific professions.
Loyola University New Orleans includes the following colleges:
- College of Social Sciences
- The Joseph A. Butt, S.J., College of Business
- College of Humanities and Natural Sciences
- College of Law
- College of Music and Fine Arts