Loyola Academy

Loyola Academy is a Jesuit College Preparatory coeducational school, grades 9-12, offering a traditional liberal arts college preparatory education.
The school draws students of diverse intellectual, ethnic, religious, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds from 150 elementary and junior high schools.
Loyola is concerned with the full and harmonious development of the whole person according to each student's capacity and stage of development.
The curriculum seeks to integrate the demands of the academic disciplines and the physical and spiritual needs of each student with the experience of service to others.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,072 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,900
  • Acceptance rate: 76%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 27 / rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Loyola Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1909
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
2,072 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Loyola Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
154 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
24 students
Number of AP Courses
22 courses
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 27 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$5,500
Acceptance Rate
76%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mrs. Genevieve Atwood
Admissions Associate
Mr. Marty Jennings

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Over 70 student clubs and organizations-http://www.goramblers.org/Activities/Cocurriculars.asp
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Loyola Academy cost?
Loyola Academy's tuition is approximately $11,900 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Loyola Academy?
The acceptance rate of Loyola Academy is 76%, which is lower than the national average of 90%. Loyola Academy's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Illinois with low acceptance rates.
What sports does Loyola Academy offer?
Loyola Academy offers 29 interscholastic sports: Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Cycling, Dance, Diving, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting, Winter Track and Wrestling. Loyola Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for most sports offered.
What is Loyola Academy's ranking?
When is the application deadline for Loyola Academy?
The application deadline for Loyola Academy is Jan. 27 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 27 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,072 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,900
  • Acceptance rate: 76%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 27 / rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Cook County, IL is $11,150 for elementary schools and $18,876 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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