Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 76.81
Liaison Aaron Durnbaugh
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Loyola University Chicago
PA-8: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.64 / 4.00 Aaron Durnbaugh
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Percentage of need met, on average, for students who were awarded any need-based aid :
83

Percentage of students graduating without student loan debt:
35.40

Percentage of entering students that are low-income:
12.80

Graduation/success rate for low-income students:
67.10

A brief description of notable policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

Pell Grant; Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG) and Federal Work Study with an institutional match; MAP Grant and Loyola Grants. In addition, we have a Loyola Guarantee to support students who may have a change in their families financial positions as well as Hardship Grants to support financial struggling students.

26% of Loyola’s undergraduate students receive the Pell grant. In addition to the Pell Grant, all of these students receive some sort of Loyola grant to help offset the cost of attendance. In addition, endowed scholarships are awarded to through the Fin Aid office to students with strong academics and demonstrated financial need.


A brief description of notable policies or programs to support non-traditional students:

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies is dedicated to supporting the needs of non-traditional students. See document "SCPS Loyola University Chicago.docx".
Arrupe College was created to serve as a bridge to Jesuit higher education.


Estimated percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students:
52

Website URL where information about the institution’s accessibility and affordability initiatives is available:
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