Class Profile

Class of 2017

Loyola's Class of 2017 is represented by a group of academically talented, socially conscious and culturally distinct students.  The Class of 2017 continues the high level of academic achievement of Loyola’s entering classes.  Please read below to see specific examples of the quality and diversity of this year's freshman class.

Freshman Applications

  • 7,024 Applications
  • 4,195 Admitted Students
  • 654 Enrolled Students
  • 59.7% Admissions Rate

Academic Profile

  • GPA Stats:
  • 3.54 Average GPA
  • 56.3% above 3.5
  • 83.3% above 3.0

Test Scores

  • SAT Critical Reading:
  • 583 average score
  • 520 - 650 middle 50%
  • SAT Math:
  • 563 average score
  • 510 - 650 middle 50%
  • ACT:
  • 25.17 average score
  • 23 - 28 middle 50%

Gender

  • 61% Female
  • 39% Male

Scholarship Recipients

  • 548 students
  • 58.7% of class

Ethnic Minorities

  • 42.8% Total
  • 18% African-American
  • 17.6% Hispanic
  • 3.7% Asian
  • 3.5% Other

Geographical Breakdown

  • 42 States/Territories
  • 15 Countries
  • 64% Out of State
  • 27% from New Orleans metro
  • 9% from LA non-metro

Religious Characteristics

  • 41.7% Roman Catholic
  • 18.6% Protestant
  • 2.2% Jewish
  • 2.5% Muslim
  • .2% Hindu
  • 1.2% Buddhist
  • 14.5% Other
  • 18.9% Not Specified

Intended College of Study

  • 16.8% Business Administration
  • 48.3% Humanities and Natural Sciences
  • 21.4% Music and the Fine Arts
  • 13.5% Social Sciences

Areas With 10 Or More Students

  • LA 235
  • CA 47
  • FL 44
  • TX 42
  • NY 31
  • MA 21 
  • International 21
  • GA 19
  • IL 18
  • TN 18
  • CT 16
  • PR 14
  • MD 13
  • MO 10
  • NJ 10