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                                  Fact Sheet 1




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                              LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO

                                        Fact Sheet 2




                                        KEY FACTS
Michael J. Garanzini, S.J., President

      Total enrollment: More than 16,040
      71 undergraduate majors and 71 minors
      85 master's, 31 doctoral degrees, and 26 graduate-level certificate programs
      1,100 full-time staff members, 40 part-time staff members, and 650 full-time faculty
       members
      15:1 Undergraduate student/faculty ratio
      138,000 alumni; 85,000 in Chicago
      One of only eight percent of all American colleges and
       universities to have a Phi Beta Kappa honor society
       chapter
      Undergraduate tuition (full-time entering fall 2011):
       $32,200

Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is
the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic University and the only one located in Chicago.

Loyola University Chicago is comprised of four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower
(WTC), Health Sciences, and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy; and is home to ten
schools and colleges: arts and sciences, business administration, communication, education,
graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and professional studies, and social
work. Loyola also serves as the U.S. host university to the Beijing Center for Chinese Studies
in Beijing, China.

Recognizing Loyola’s excellence in education, U.S.News and World Report has ranked
Loyola consistently among the "top national universities" in its annual publications, and
named the University a "best value" in its 2011-12 rankings. Loyola is among a select group
of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national
organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and
Community Service.




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Lake Shore Campus – 1032 W. Sheridan Road

      Acquired in 1906. State of Illinois issued charter
       that founded Loyola University Chicago
       in 1909
      Serves as main residential and undergraduate
       campus; home to more than 3,000 students, and set
       along the shores of Lake Michigan
      Home to more than 40 buildings, including the
       5,200-seat, 45,000 square-foot Joseph J. Gentile
       Arena; the Michael R. and Marilyn Quinlan Life
       Sciences Education and Research Center, an
       innovative facility featuring state-of-the-art science labs; Cudahy Library, the main
       University library; and the Richard J. Klarchek Information Commons, a 72,000
       square-foot environmentally friendly annex to Cudahy Library that is Silver Level
       Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified
      Site of Mundelein Center, a national historic landmark, and the home of a multi-
       purpose fine arts and theatre programming center
      Location of the College of Arts and Sciences, the largest of the University’s ten
       schools and
       colleges; the Graduate School, offering master’s and doctoral degree programs in a
       variety
       of areas; and the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, the first accredited collegiate
       nursing
       school in Illinois

Water Tower Campus – 820 N. Michigan Avenue

      Established in 1946, located just off Michigan
       Avenue, Chicago’s famed “Magnificent Mile”
      Downtown location offers invaluable access to
       internships, careers, and networking opportunities
       with locally and nationally recognized Fortune 500
       companies
      Host to a majority of graduate-level classes, along
       with some undergraduate classes
      Home to the School of Business Administration,
       Graduate School of Business, School of Education,
       Corboy Law Center, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Social
       Work, School of Communication, and Institute of Pastoral Studies
      Houses Office of the President, along with other key University administrative
       offices
      Site of the Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA), and the University’s historic
       Lewis Towers
      Location of Loyola’s only downtown residence hall, the Rev. Raymond C. Baumhart,
       S.J., Residence Hall and Terry Student Center
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Health Sciences Campus – 2160 S. First Avenue,
Maywood, IL

      Home to the University's Health Sciences Division,
       which includes the Marcella Niehoff School of
       Nursing, the Stritch School of Medicine, the
       biomedical research programs of the Graduate
       School, and several other institutes and centers
       encouraging new research and interprofessional
       education opportunities across all of Loyola
       University Chicago
      For more information, visit hsd.luc.edu or call
       708.216.4HSD (4473)



The John Felice Rome Center – Via Massimi 114/A,
Rome, Italy

      Established in 1962
      Provides more than 400 students a year with the
       cultural advantages of studying abroad,
       making it one of the largest centers in Western
       Europe for international education in the
       arts and sciences
      Students live and study on five-acre campus on Via
       Massimi in Monte Mario, four miles
       from downtown Rome, Italy
      Alma mater of more than 13,000 alumni
       worldwide




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                                          Fact Sheet 3




             The Value of a Jesuit Education




                  Sunrise at Loyola University Chicago's Lake Shore Campus

Learn broadly. Lead with purpose. Leave transformed.
What are the benefits of a Jesuit college education? Studying at a Jesuit university means seeking
knowledge in the service of humanity; preparing to live in a shared, global community; and building
on the desire to always do and become more.

This Jesuit tradition distinguishes Loyola University Chicago from other colleges and is the
foundation of the Loyola experience.




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Jesuit colleges and universities view the pursuit of knowledge, the embracing of faith, and the
promotion of justice as intrinsically related. As the largest Jesuit university in the United States,
Loyola embodies those ideals through five hallmark characteristics:

    1. Commitment to excellence. 97 percent of Loyola faculty members hold the highest degree
       in their field, and 100 percent of them motivate their students to reach for ever greater
       personal achievement. You can pursue your own rigorous study and research through
       Loyola's Interdisciplinary Honors Program or in any of more than 71 majors and minors in
       10 schools and colleges.
    2. Faith in God and the religious experience. Faith is not an obstacle to learning—it can
       often enlighten your intellectual search and provide meaningful context to your studies and
       civic engagement. As a Jesuit college, Loyola encourages a broad understanding of faith as
       part of a transformative education, and strives to promote religious and cultural pluralism.
    3. Service that promotes justice. Jesuits follow the principles of cura personalis—care of the
       whole person—as well as homonis pro aliis—people caring for others. Education and
       experience can enrich your life, but they are not for your benefit alone. Loyola prepares you
       to be a citizen who can use your knowledge and skills to ensure freedom of inquiry, the
       pursuit of truth, and compassion for others.
    4. Values-based leadership. At Loyola, the curriculum emphasizes responsible leadership,
       with a consistent focus on personal integrity, ethical behavior, and a balance between
       justice and fairness. Through research, reflection, and service to others, a Jesuit college
       curriculum equips you for a lifetime of leadership and civic engagement.
    5. Global awareness. The Core Curriculum is designed to help you expand your knowledge of
       our interdependent global community. The Chicago campuses are literally surrounded with
       diverse cultural experiences, and Loyola also has campuses in Rome, Beijing, and Vietnam,
       with more than 100 other study abroad programs available in 55 countries. Applying to
       Loyola can be your first step in becoming a true citizen of the world.

The Jesuit educational philosophy is more than 400 years old and has molded thinkers and leaders
such as:

       Philosopher René Descartes
       California governor Jerry Brown
       Author and political commentator William F. Buckley
       President Bill Clinton
       Director Alfred Hitchcock
       Actress Salma Hayek
       Industrialist Lakshmi Mittal
       French author Molière
       Actor Denzel Washington
       Basketball star John Stockton

Loyola's own notable alumni include comedian Bob Newhart, former Chicago Bears owner George
Halas Jr., Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, authors Sandra Cisneros and Stuart Dybek, and
guitarist James Iha.




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                          LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO

                                    Fact Sheet 4




                        Loyola At A Glance




   Loyola University Chicago's downtown campus is steps away from Michigan Avenue,
                           Chicago's famed Magnificent Mile.

We are Chicago's Jesuit Catholic University.
Our university community embraces diversity, encourages personal development, aspires
to excellence, and engages our world as global citizens. Learn more about us:




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Our History & Progress

      Founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, Loyola University Chicago is the nation’s largest
       Jesuit Catholic university and the only one located in Chicago.
      We are one of only eight percent of all American colleges and universities to have a Phi Beta
       Kappa honor society chapter.
      Loyola is among a select group of colleges and universities recognized for community
       service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation
       and the Corporation for National and Community Service.
      U.S. News & World Report has ranked Loyola University Chicago consistently among the "top
       national universities" in its annual publications and named the University a "best value" in
       its 2010 rankings.




Our Campuses & Centers

Loyola University Chicago has four campuses: the Lake Shore Campus, the Water Tower Campus,
the Medical Center Campus, and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy. The University also serves as
the U.S. host university to The Beijing Center for Chinese Studies in Beijing, China.

Our Students

      Total enrollment 16,040 students, 9,747 of whom are undergraduates.
      Our student body comes from 50 states and 82 foreign countries.
      32 percent are students of color.
      Loyola offers more than 250 student clubs and organizations for students to join.
      35 percent of students study abroad.
      More than 20 percent of students participate in internship programs.

Our Faculty

      15:1 student-faculty ratio

      650 full-time faculty members

Our Academic Programs

      Loyola is home to 10 schools and colleges: arts and sciences, business administration,
       communication, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and
       professional studies, and social work.
      The University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors and more than 70 minors, as well
       as 85 master's degrees, 31 doctoral degrees, and 26 graduate-level certificate programs.



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Our 2011 Freshmen Class

      1,981 freshmen from 40 states and 17 foreign countries
      55% Roman Catholic; 45% Jewish, Hindu, Muslim, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, or other
       religious affiliation
      36% students of color
      3.73 average GPA
      ACT middle 50%: 25-29 composite
      SAT middle 50% critical reading: 540-650
      SAT middle 50% Math: 540-640
      95% of freshmen received need-based financial assistance
      94% of freshmen received institutional grants/scholarships
      Average financial aid package: $23,400




Our Alumni

      The Rambler Alumni Nation is 138,000 strong.
      More than 82,000 alumni live in the Chicago area.




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                                          Fact Sheet 5



                    What the Windy City has to offer…
About Chicago

Unique among the colleges in Chicago, Loyola offers a campus on the serene shores of Lake
Michigan as well as a campus in the cosmopolitan bustle of downtown—spanning the whole of
what this world-class city offers. Chicago serves as an expanded campus for Loyola students,
providing endless opportunities for cultural and professional experiences.

Just as Chicago is a city of neighborhoods, each of Loyola’s campuses retains its own identity and
sense of a collegiate community within its larger urban environment. Learn more about the best
college campuses in Chicago—then schedule a visit to see them for yourself.

The Chicago metropolitan area is home to more than 8 million people, with 2.7 million residing
within city limits. It's home to innumerable museums and cultural institutions; thousands of
restaurants; and hundreds of theaters, concert venues, and art galleries. More than 550 parks dot
the city, including the magnificent Millennium Park, historic Grant Park, and Chicago’s lakefront
playground, Lincoln Park. In sports, Chicago has seven professional teams, from the Bears to the
Cubs to the White Sox, not to mention Loyola's own Ramblers.

Chicago’s instantly recognizable skyline and diverse entertainment options have made it a popular
tourism destination—as well as the setting for many films, including The Blues Brothers, Ferris
Bueller’s Day Off, The Dark Knight, and the latest Transformers movie.

Architecture

Chicago is the birthplace of the skyscraper and home to such spectacular buildings as the John
Hancock Center, Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower), the Merchandise Mart, the
Wrigley Building, and the new Trump Tower.

Loyola’s Water Tower Campus is located in the shadow of the Hancock Center and the Old Chicago
Water Tower that survived the Great Chicago Fire. It's also just steps away from the famed
Magnificent Mile shopping district. It’s also just minutes away from Millennium Park, the Chicago
River, the theatre district, Soldier Field, the Museum Campus, and more. Make sure to leave time
during your visit to take in the view from the observation decks atop the Hancock or Willis towers,
see your reflection in Cloud Gate (aka "The Bean"), and explore the concrete canyons in the Loop.

A fun and easy way to see the city is by taking a tour with the Chicago Architecture Foundation.
Tours are available on foot, by boat, or by double-decker bus and focus on aspects of Chicago’s
history and culture in addition to its renowned architecture.

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Dining

Chicago is famous for its culinary scene. Some popular local specialties include deep-dish pizza,
Chicago-style hot dogs (hold the ketchup), Italian beef sandwiches, and jibaritos. This city caters to
all cuisines, and you can use Web sites like Metromix and Yelp to find an option that meets your
taste and budget. You can also browse the fresh produce, meat, and baked goods at the Green City
Market or one of the many neighborhood farmers' markets.

Festivals

Chicago comes alive with multiple art, food, and cultural festivals every weekend during the
summer—and many more throughout the rest of the year. Sample the city’s best at the annual Taste
of Chicago in Grant Park, Ribfest in North Center, or the Roscoe Village Burger Fest. Enjoy the music
at Lollapalooza, Pitchfork Music Festival, Jazz and Blues Fest, and numerous neighborhood festivals,
or take the Metra up to the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park for a concert under the stars. Peruse
art at the Old Town Art Fair or all over the city during Chicago Artists Month in October, and enjoy
red carpet screenings at the Chicago International Film Festival.

Museums

Be sure to visit at least one of Chicago's many museums. The Art Institute of Chicago, the Field
Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Adler
Planetarium all feature impressive exhibits and engage visitors in interactive learning experiences.
Notable permanent exhibitions include the Field Museum's “Sue” (the largest, most complete, best
preserved T. rex ever discovered), “Journey to the Stars” at the Adler Planetarium, the captured
German U-505 submarine at the Museum of Science and Industry, and one of the finest and most
comprehensive collections of art in the world at the Art Institute. Most of these museums are
located downtown, just minutes from each other on Chicago’s gorgeous lakefront, and the MCA is
just steps away from the Water Tower Campus across Michigan Avenue. Don’t forget to also check
out Loyola's own museum, the Loyola University Museum of Art.

Music

Chicago boasts countless live music venues, ranging from large arenas like the United Center to
outdoor stages like Pritzker Pavilion to more intimate locations like the world-famous Metro, House
of Blues, Schubas, and the Vic Theatre. Chicago is a must-stop location for many acts, which means
you can find a concert somewhere in the city any night of the week. Pick up a copy of the Reader,
Chicago's free alternative weekly, for show listings.

Sports

Chicago is a sport-crazy town with famously loyal fans, some of whom are still celebrating recent
World Series and Stanley Cup championships. Local professional teams include the Bears,
Blackhawks, Bulls, Fire, Sky, Cubs, and White Sox. Many more semi-professional and amateur sports
teams call the city home as well, and there are countless opportunities to get involved in
competitive sports yourself, both at Loyola and in social leagues. Check the Tribune for game times
during your visit.

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Shopping

Loyola's Water Tower Campus is located steps away from Chicago's Magnificent Mile, an
international shopping destination just across the street from Water Tower Place. Other popular
shopping neighborhoods include the Gold Coast for designer fashion, Lakeview for vintage clothing,
and Wicker Park for unique boutiques.

Theatre

Chicago is home to an extensive network of theatre and performing arts, and, even more notably,
improv comedy. Chicago’s famed improv clubs Second City and iO Improv have produced some of
film and television’s funniest talent, including Tina Fey, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Amy Poehler,
Chris Farley, Tim Meadows and Bonnie Hunt.

For more traditional theatre, catch a performance at the Steppenwolf, Goodman, or Chicago
Shakespeare theatres, or many other smaller venues. Broadway in Chicago brings hit musicals to
the downtown theater district, such as Wicked, The Lion King, and Mamma Mia!

Wildlife & Outdoors

The Lincoln Park Zoo is the largest free zoo in the country. Other popular destinations for animal
lovers include the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, the Shedd Aquarium (the largest indoor
aquarium in the world), and Brookfield Zoo in suburban Chicago. There’s also plenty of wildlife in
the city’s 552 public parks and county forest preserves. The Chicago Park District maintains several
nature areas, including six bird sanctuaries along the lakeshore and in Jackson Park.




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                                            Fact Sheet 6




About Re-Imagine
Loyola promises its students an extraordinary education. While lessons learned in the classroom
are the core of Loyola’s academic mission, lessons learned on quads, on courts, and over cups of
coffee are no less critical. It is during these times, outside the classroom, that students transform a
campus into a community.

Some of the skills we learn during this unstructured time are the ones that will serve us best in our
work and personal lives. Being a member of a student organization can teach us leadership, playing
on a team teaches us cooperation and discipline, and that precious time when we can just relax is
the time when lifelong bonds of friendship are created.

Students need spaces in which to create these bonds, spaces where they can gather, meet, play,
practice, and live. These spaces are an essential part of every college experience and form the
bedrock on which to build a student community.

Planned after acquiring detailed student feedback as to their needs and wants, the five phases of re-
imagine will transform the northwest quadrant of the Lake Shore Campus into a new center of
student life.

Phase One: The Norville Center for Intercollegiate Athletics - Complete

Phase Two: Gentile Center Renovation - Complete




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Phase Three: A True Student Union – To be Completed Spring 2013

Phase Four: Halas Sports Center Renewal – To be Completed 2014

Phase Five: Centennial Forum Transformation – To be Completed 2015

Expected to be completed in 2015, re-imagine will benefit the entire Loyola community. Many of
the facilities will be welcoming to alumni, and Loyola’s continual improvement serves not only to
build pride in our University, but also raises the profile of the school and the value of a Loyola
degree.




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                                           Fact Sheet 7



                                      Ramblers History

Loyola University Chicago is the only NCAA Division I program with the nickname "Ramblers" for
its teams. The unusual moniker originated when football was a common and popular sport at
Loyola.

Before the 1920s, all college athletics teams were merely assigned their school colors, instead of a
nickname. All Loyola teams were known as the "Maroon and Gold."

In 1925, the football coach, along with the student newspaper, conducted a contest to name the
football team. The winning entry was "Grandees," tying into the Spanish origins of St. Ignatius of
Loyola. However, the name "Grandees" failed to catch on.

In 1926, a more informal, but much more binding process, finally yielded the nickname:
"Ramblers." That year, because the football team traveled so extensively across the United States,
"rambling from state to state," the media dubbed Loyola as "the Ramblers."

Despite dropping football as a varsity sport in 1930, the nickname "Ramblers" is still proudly
carried by today's athletics teams at Loyola University Chicago.

   Alumni Gym

   NCAA Appearances

   LU Wolf

   Athletic Excellence

   1963 NCAA Champions

          'Game of Change' The Ramblers role in the history of the civil rights movement...more
           than a game of basketball




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                                          Fact Sheet 8




For those who prefer not to read…


Loyola Alumni Top 10 tips….

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMAnZNZffAU&feature=player_embedded#!



Not only will the staff serve you breakfast in finals week but they have been known to break into
spontaneous dance….

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2KfofgFia0&feature=related



What will Lu Wolf do with his Loyola degree, the options are endless…..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZA9N05D8og&feature=fvwrel




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