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International Admission Requirements

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In order to apply to Loyola University New Orleans as an international student, you will need to fill out and submit the following information:

  1. Application:

      Online application 
      Common Application
  2. Official standardized test scores.

    To be considered for a merit scholarship, all applicants must submit SAT and/or ACT exam results. *If you will not need scholarships, you will be considered for admissions based on your TOEFL or IELTS results.  

    1. SAT Code: 6374
    2. ACT Code: 1592
    3. TOEFL:
      - Internet based, minimum score 79
      - Computer based, minimum score 213
      - Paper based, minimum score 550
    4. IELTS: 
      - Minimum score 6.5 
    5. Upon review of the student’s application conditional admission, through our Intensive English Program, may be granted for students who have a strong academic record, but have scored below the minimum on standardized exams. In order to be considered for the Loyola Intensive English Program

                  IELTS: Score minimum score 5.5
                  Paper Based TOEFL: Score minimum score 500
                  Computer Based: Score minimum score 173
                  Internet Based: Score minimum score 61

  1. Official High School Transcript(s) 
  • We will accept official transcripts coming directly from the high school: uploaded through Naviance, emailed, or mailed via post.
  • All academic documents must be translated into English.
  • In some circumstances, we may request official translations through services like WES (World Education Services) or AACRAO.
  1. The application includes a required personal statement.  

  2. Letter of Recommendation

                We require one letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor or a high school teacher.

  1. Submit your affidavit of support along with a photocopy of the picture page of your passport. 

*Music and Fine Arts Applicants - an audition, interview and/or portfolio review is required

 Fall Semester Deadlines

  • December 1 - Priority admissions and scholarship
  • January 15 - Regular scholarship
  • February 15 - Regular admissions
  • July 1 - Final deadline for international students applying for fall

Spring Semester Deadline

  • November 1 - Final deadline for international students applying for spring