Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1118
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $35,500
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,497
  • University Selectivity
    91%
  • University Yield
    19%
  • Average Salary
    $45,555
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1922
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
1 East Pearson Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611, United States
Website
405x225

Quinlan School of Business

The Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago is dedicated to Loyola’s Jesuit tradition of educating responsible leaders for a rapidly changing business environment. Our students learn in innovative ways that prepare them for personal and professional success. Virtually all of our faculty members have the highest degree in their respective fields. Our accomplished faculty and talented professional staff are dedicated to students’ success. Quinlan alumni also contribute to student development by connecting them with internships, career opportunities, and other valuable support.

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The professors care about the wellbeing of each student. They are always available for additional help after class, or during their office hours. The professors I had also relate to students and are easily approachable.

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About Loyola University Chicago

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
91% Loyola University Chicago 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Secondary school record
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Application essay
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
14355% 14,355
91% 91
19% 19
91% School Selectivity
19% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT
  • ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

Transfer student: application & college transcripts. If less than 20 college credit hours, submit high school transcripts & SAT/ACT scores. Int’l student: application, secondary school transcript, a standardized test score (TOEFL,IELTS,SAT,ACT), Declaration of Finances Form.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
2889% 2,889
79% 79
16% 16
79% Program Selectivity
16% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 87
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Financial Services 17%
Top Industry
  • Other 15%
  • Consulting 10%
  • Real Estate 6%
Deloitte 4
Top Employer
  • Aon Hewitt 4
  • KPMG 4
  • Jackson National Asset Management 3
More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
70% 70
59% 59.252482758620694
70% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
10% 10
17% 16.796475409836066
10% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
7% 7
9% 9.484761904761905
7% Accept Offers
21% Graduates seeking full-time employment
79% Graduates not seeking employment
63% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
7% 7
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
30% 30
Data not provided
General Management
9% 9
Data not provided
Human Resources
5% 5
Data not provided
Management Information Systems
3% 3
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
20% 20
Data not provided
Operations/Production
5% 5
Data not provided
Logistics/Transportation
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
19% 19
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
9% 9
Data not provided
Consumer Products/Retail
7% 7
Data not provided
Consulting
10% 10
Data not provided
Financial Services
17% 17
Data not provided
Government/Education
6% 6
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health
3% 3
Data not provided
Manufacturing
3% 3
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
5% 5
Data not provided
Non-Profit
4% 4
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
1% 1
Data not provided
Real Estate
6% 6
Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
5% 5
Data not provided
Technology/Science
5% 5
Data not provided
Transportation
3% 3
Data not provided
Utilities
1% 1
Data not provided
Other
15% 15
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
2% 2
Data not provided
U.S. South
2% 2
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
94% 94
Data not provided
U.S. West
2% 2
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Deloitte 6
  • KPMG 4
  • Loyola University Chicago 4
  • PwC 2
  • Grant Thornton 1
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 54
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 40
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 1,587
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Quinlan's Business Career Services offers advising appointments, access to a jobs database, career workshops, employer information sessions, career fairs, and on-campus recruiting.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$50,760
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $35,500
  • Fees $1,160
  • Expenses $14,100
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$50,760
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $35,500
  • Fees $1,160
  • Expenses $14,100
80% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 2% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 30%
  • Merit 70%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.luc.edu/finaid/
Scholarships
$16,950,000
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$17,100,000
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Quinlan School of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
47% 43
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
52% 30
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
0 Quinlan School of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
More Information
Business Program Classes
20% Less than 20 Students 33% More than 50 Students
47% 21 to 50 students
30 Average number of students in non-business required electives
77 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • IBUS 201
  • IBUS 399
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum
Degrees Offered
  • BBA
  • BBA Honors
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
86% 86
69% 69
Prominent Faculty
  • A. Tassos Malliaris

    Economics

  • Robert Kolb

    Finance

  • Clifford Shultz

    Marketing

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Work study students are in administrative support positions in the Quinlan School of Business.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Quinlan students have study abroad opportunities at the John Felice Rome Center, the Beijing Center in China, and the Vietnam Center in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Study abroad opportunities are also available through faculty led programs and exchange/affiliate programs with other universities.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Volunteer and community service opportunities are available through Loyola University Chicago’s (LUC) Center for Experiential Learning, LUC’s Community Service & Action office, the University Ministry, student clubs, and engaged learning courses. We also have a Day of Service at Quinlan School of Business

Students

23% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 32% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1180 75th Percentile Score on SAT 28.0 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
69% 69
Hispanic
14% 14
Asian American
9% 9
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
13%
73%
4%
2%
5%
2%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
92% 92
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
8% 8
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
Canada
0% 0
19 Average age of full-time students
85% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
64% 64
71% 71

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 13,554
Alumni Donations
$847 Average Gift $1,000,000 Largest Gift

Donor has requested to remain anonymous

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Robert L. Parkinson, Jr.

    Chairman and CEO, Baxter International, Inc.

  • Daniel J. Brutto

    UPS

  • Thomas Hund

    CFO and Exec. VP of BNSF