Loyola University New Orleans

Loyola University New Orleans is a leading private Jesuit university located in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

The University houses centers and institutes in many different disciplines, including: Academic Resource Center; Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Center for Environmental Communication; Center for Environmental Law and Land Use; Center for Intercultural Understanding; Center for International Education; Center for International Law Programs; Center for Music and Arts Entrepreneurship; Institute for the Study of Catholic Culture and Tradition; Institute of Environmental Communication; International Business Center; etc.

Loyola students have been awarded Rhodes, Fulbright, British Marshall, Mitchell, Goldwater, and Boren National Security Education Program Scholarships, as well as a Mellon Fellowship.

Loyola University New Orleans is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

University Rankings:

- Loyola University New Orleans is ranked 8th among Tier 1 Regional Universities (South) by US News (2012).

- Ranked 5th in Princeton Review's Best College Libraries 2010 list, along with Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, and Columbia.

- Forbes.com ranked Loyola 259th out of 569 schools in its inaugural list of America's Best Colleges.

- Princeton Review ranked the College of Business and College of Law among the nation's Best 296 Business Schools and Best 174 Law Schools in 2009.

- 95th in the US News ranking of Best Graduate Nursing Program (2008).

- Loyola University New Orleans College of Law is placed in the Third Tier of America's Best Graduate Schools in the 2008 edition of U.S. News & World Report. According to the report, 100% of Loyola's College of Law graduates are employed nine months after graduation.

- Rated A for its safety record and listed as one of the safest universities in the country by Reader's Digest in 2008.

- Rated A+ for standard long-term and underlying rating on issued bonds by Standard & Poor's.

- Featured in the Princeton Review's annual list of the Best 368 Colleges.

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