Loyola University New Orleans

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$36,938

2% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$24,119

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

6.6%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

67.8%

5,160 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

3,679

77.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

55.4%

421 Graduates

About

Loyola University New Orleans is a higher education institution located in Orleans Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Loyola University New Orleans were Music Management (83 degrees awarded), General Psychology (58 degrees), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (43 degrees).

In 2016, 1,307 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Loyola University New Orleans. 64% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (754 degrees), 3.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (203 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Loyola University New Orleans is $36,938, which is $16,778 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Loyola University New Orleans is $36,938, which is $16,778 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,119.

In 2016, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 58% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$36,938

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Loyola University New Orleans was $36,938. The cost of tuition at Loyola University New Orleans is $16,778 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$24,119

2016 Value

9.33%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Loyola University New Orleans had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,119. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Loyola University New Orleans grew by 9.33%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,808

Room and Board

$1,220

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Loyola University New Orleans was of $12,808 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,220. The cost of room and board increased by 1.17% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.67% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

58%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Loyola University New Orleans received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.09% with respect to 2015, when 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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6.6%

2015 Default Rate

75

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Loyola University New Orleans was 6.6%, which represents 75 out of the 1137 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Loyola University New Orleans received 5,160 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 43.7% annual growth. Out of those 5,160 applicants, 3,496 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67.8% acceptance rate.

There were 3,679 students enrolled at Loyola University New Orleans in 2016, and 41% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Loyola University New Orleans has an overall enrollment yield of 17.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

67.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,496

Accepted Out of 5,160

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Loyola University New Orleans was 67.8% (3,496 admissions from 5,160 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 90.3%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 43.7%, while admissions grew by 7.8%.

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SAT Scores

41%

Submission Percentage

249

Scores Submitted

41% of enrolled first-time students at Loyola University New Orleans in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Loyola University New Orleans has a total enrollment of 3,679 students. The full-time enrollment at Loyola University New Orleans is 2,853 students and the part-time enrollment is 826. This means that 77.5% 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 55.1% White, 14.8% Black or African American, 13.7% Hispanic or Latino, 3.75% Two or More Races, 3.02% Asian, 0.598% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0544% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Loyola University New Orleans in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (30.4%), followed by White Male (21.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (40.4%), followed by White Male (24.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.38%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Loyola University New Orleans, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,679 students. The full-time enrollment at Loyola University New Orleans is 2,853 and the part-time enrollment is 826. This means that 77.5% of students enrolled at Loyola University New Orleans are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%

2016 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 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), 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

  1. White

    2,027

  2. Black or African American

    543

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    504

The enrolled student population at Loyola University New Orleans is 55.1% White, 14.8% Black or African American, 13.7% Hispanic or Latino, 3.75% Two or More Races, 3.02% Asian, 0.598% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0544% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 230 students (6.25%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 367 more women than men received degrees from Loyola University New Orleans. The majority of degree recipients at Loyola University New Orleans are white (754 degrees awarded). There were 3.71 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (203 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Loyola University New Orleans is Music Management (83 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (58 degrees) and General Marketing & Marketing Management (43 degrees).

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 (225 degrees awarded), Theology (38 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (148 degrees).

Workforce

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 Elementary & middle school teachers (220,517 people), Designers (193,933 people), Miscellaneous managers (149,697 people), Postsecondary teachers (140,003 people), and Clergy (121,466 people).

The most specialized majors at Loyola University New Orleans are Legal (225 degrees awarded), Theology (38 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (148 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees), and English (41 degrees).

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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 Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Dentists, and Dental hygienists

The most specialized majors at Loyola University New Orleans are Legal (225 degrees awarded), Theology (38 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (148 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees), and English (41 degrees).

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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 (395,629 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (275,842 people), Religious organizations (157,075 people), Legal services (119,880 people), and Computer Systems Design (112,030 people).

The most specialized majors at Loyola University New Orleans are Legal (225 degrees awarded), Theology (38 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (148 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (15 degrees), and English (41 degrees).

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Degrees

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

  1. 83 degrees awarded

  2. 58 degrees awarded

  3. 43 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Loyola University New Orleans was Music Management with 83 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 470

  2. 837

In 2016, 470 degrees were awarded to men at Loyola University New Orleans, which is 0.562 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (837).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 104 degrees were awarded to men at Loyola University New Orleans in Law, which is 0.92 times less than the 113 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 145 degrees were awarded to women at Loyola University New Orleans in Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing, which is 7.63 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

51%

100% Completion Time

62%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 51% 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, 62% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Loyola University New Orleans is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (75% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 5.46% of graduates (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    754 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    203 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    147 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Loyola University New Orleans is white (754 degrees awarded). There were 3.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (203 degrees).

5.66% of degree recipients (74 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    455 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    299 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    169 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Loyola University New Orleans is white female (455 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (299 degrees).

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Operations

Loyola University New Orleans has an endowment valued at nearly $273M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.55M (2.77%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Loyola University New Orleans had a total expenditure of $122M. Of that $122M, they spent $50.1M on salaries and $122M on benefits.

Loyola University New Orleans employs 79 Professors, 74 Lecturers, and 63 Associate professors. Most academics at Loyola University New Orleans are Male Professors (53), Female Lecturers(43), and Female Associate professors (32).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Loyola University New Orleans are: Office and Administrative Support, with 131 employees, Management, with 99 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 75 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$273M

2015 Endowment

5.73%

decline from 2014

Loyola University New Orleans has an endowment valued at about $273M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Loyola University New Orleans declined 5.73% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $244M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.43M - Federal

  2. $435k - State

  3. $35.1k - Local

As of 2015, Loyola University New Orleans received $2.43M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $435k from state grants and contracts, and $35.1k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$50.1M

Salary Expenditure

$122M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Loyola University New Orleans had a total expenditure of $122M. Of that $122M, they spent $50.1M on salaries and $122M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$50.1M

2015 Salaries

7.98%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Loyola University New Orleans paid a median of $50.1M in salaries, which represents 41% of their overall expenditure ($122M) and a 7.98% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.64% decline from 2013 and a 4.37% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$21.6M

Instructional Salaries

277

Number of Employees

In 2015, Loyola University New Orleans paid a total of $21.6M to 277 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

79 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

131 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Loyola University New Orleans were Professor with 79 employees; Lecturer with 74 employees; and Lecturer with 63 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Loyola University New Orleans were Office and Administrative Support with 131 employees; Management with 99 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 75 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Lecturer

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Loyola University New Orleans was Male Professor with 53 employees, Female Lecturer with 43 employees, and Female Associate professor with 32 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Loyola University New Orleans.

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