Spend six weeks at an internationally ranked university while getting the chance to experience one of the most vibrant and culturally diverse cities in the world. Founded in 1870, Loyola University of Chicago was ranked 106th in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report for 2015. There is never a shortage of things to learn and experience in such a culturally diverse city and university.Start getting excited about Loyola University Chicago!
Set in one of the most culturally rich cities in the world, both in terms of education and recreation, Loyola University of Chicago offers something for every student. July term students will find study primarily at the main Lake Shore Campus. Set alongside Lake Michigan, students can grab a cup of coffee and enjoy the refreshing breeze by the sixth largest freshwater lake in the world. Business students might take some classes in the downtown Water Tower Campus.Fondly referred to as ‘The Ramblers’ this University hosts 11 Division 1 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) teams, 5 libraries for students to utilise and over 200 registered student organisations to get involved in. There is always something to do, and some place to go at Loyola!
With hundreds of courses to choose from during the July term, various integrated learning facilities and lots of Loyola pride, students can get ahead in their studies while living in a fast-paced and thriving city.
Chicago comes alive in summer (June to August) each year. There are literally hundreds of festivals during the U.S. summer. The warmth and blue skies bring the people and culture out onto the streets and Chicago comes to life! Chicago is an international hub for commerce, technology, industry, telecommunications and transportation. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network, and is currently ranked 7th in the world for Global Cities Index.
Chicago is home to over 200 theatres and art galleries, over 5,000 restaurants, 19 miles of lakefront bike paths and 552 parks! Some of the most prolific activists, artists, politicians, philanthropists, sports players and writers have called Chicago their own.