College Counselors Ms. Traci Flowers and Mr. Jaime Simon attended Loyola University Chicago on the shore of Lake Michigan in Rogers Park. Just a short distance from downtown Chicago, Loyola students enjoy easy access to world-class museums, internship opportunities at Fortune 500 companies and more. Loyola is proud to be a "college with a conscience," developing ethical leaders that serve the local and global community.
Fun Facts about Loyola:
Loyola University Chicago is the only school in the state of Illinois to have won a national title in men's basketball.
Loyola University Chicago's original campus was the current location of St. Ignatius College Prep on Roosevelt Road.
Loyola Academy occupied Dumbach Hall on the Lake Shore Campus until it was relocated to Wilmette in 1957.
LUC is the home to WLUW, one of the country's top college radio stations.
Loyola has more green roofs than any college in the Midwest, which includes both new and renovated buildings. In 2014, Loyola placed 4th nationally—and 1st in Illinois— in the Sierra Club's ranking of America's Greenest Colleges.
Residence halls are named after the other 28 Jesuit universities.
Famous alumni include activist Mamie Till, mother of Emmett Till; Michael R. Quinlan, McDonald's Corporation chairman; Lori Greiner, inventor, investor, entrepreneur and television personality on Shark Tank; Todd Ricketts, co-owner of the Chicago Cubs; Thomas Schoewe, CFO of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.; Leslie David Baker, who played Stanley on The Office.