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A high quality Jesuit education can be yours

It is Loyola’s mission to promote and maintain a diverse student body, composed of young women and men from a wide range of cultural, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Our financial aid program is an important part of that mission, making our college preparatory education available to a more diverse student population than ever before. Financial aid is awarded to qualified students on the basis of financial need and is offered in the form of a grant. Financial aid awards are for one year and recipients must reapply annually.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact

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    Ms. Julia Biasco 

    Director of Tuition and Financial Aid
    (847) 920-2427

Financial Aid Statistics

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  • $4.3 M

    Need based financial grants
    awarded in the 2019–20 academic year

  • $8,670

    Average financial aid award


  • 26%

    Percentage of student population
    receiving need based financial assistance

Financial Aid Process

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  • How to Apply

    Two applications are required to apply for financial aid:
    1. Smart Aid application—our outside financial aid service, visit smartaidforparents.com to create an account and complete your application online. There is a $20 application fee.
    2. Loyola Academy application—download and complete the application. Submit application to the Loyola Academy Tuition Office.
  • Required Documents

    The following documents must be submitted to both Smart Aid and Loyola Academy:
    1. 2019 W-2 forms
    2. 2019 federal tax returns
  • Key Dates for the 2020—21 Academic Year

    • December 7, 2019—Financial Aid applications forms available for the Class of 2024.
    • January 10, 2020—Both applications and supporting documents due to Smart Aid and Loyola Academy. for the Class of 2024.
    • February 24, 2020—Financial Aid application forms available for all students.
    • April 24, 2020—Both applications and supporting documents due to Smart Aid and Loyola Academy.*
    • June 1, 2020—Financial Aid Award Letters mailed.
    • June 15, 2020—Deadline for financial aid award appeals.
    *Deadline for New Applications Extended to June 15, 2020

Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship

Families that meet the criteria, must also complete the Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship application available through Empower Illinois. Additional information is available here.

Tuition for the 2020–21 year is $17,750.

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  • Loyola Academy Announces Tuition Freeze for 2021-22 School Year

    The Loyola Academy Board of Trustees met on Tuesday, November 17, and made the important decision to freeze tuition costs for the 2021–22 school year. Therefore, annual tuition will remain $17,750 for next year. The Board also remains committed to funding a strong financial aid budget to support families who need extra assistance.
  • Tuition Policy

    As a private school, Loyola Academy relies extensively on tuition to fund its operations. Consequently, it is essential that those responsible for paying a student’s tuition do so on a timely basis in accordance with their selected tuition payment plan.

    If, after selecting a payment plan, a parent or guardian encounters unanticipated financial difficulty, it is the parent’s or guardian’s responsibility to notify the Business Office as soon as possible to discuss an alternative payment plan.

Loyola Academy offers 4 payment plans:

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  • Annual

    1 Installment
    • $17,750 due July 15
  • Semi Annual

    2 installments
    • $8,875 due on July 15
    • $8,875 due on January 15
  • Quarterly

    4 installments
    • $4,437.50 due on July 15
    • $4,437.50 due on October 15
    • $4,437.50 due on January 15
    • $4,437.50 due on April 15
  • Monthly

    10 installments
    • $1,775 due on July 15
    • $1,775 due on August 15
    • $1,775 due on September 15
    • $1,775 due on October 15
    • $1,775 due on November 15
    • $1,775 due on December 15
    • $1,775 due on January 15
    • $1,775 due on February 15
    • $1,775 due on March 15
    • $1,775 due on April 15

Tuition Fees

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Loyola Academy

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