Loyola University Chicago

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Loyola University Chicago
Type Public
Established 1870 (1870)
Affiliation Roman Catholic (Jesuit)
Chancellor Michael J. Garanzini
President Jo Ann Rooney
Location Chicago, Illinois, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Maroon and gold
Nickname Ramblers
Website luc.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=18277

Loyola University Chicago (often referred to as Loyola or LUC) is a private American Catholic university located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1870 by the Jesuits, today Loyola is one of the largest Catholic universities in the nation and a major contributor to Chicago's economic and cultural capital. Comprising eleven colleges and schools, Loyola offers over 80 undergraduate and minor programs and more than 140 graduate/professional programs.[1] The university enrolled more than 16,000 students, and it ranked 99 among national universities and 47 in "Best Value Schools" in U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

B.S. in Bioinformatics
120 credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: https://www.luc.edu/bioinformatics/bsinbioinformatics/

B.S. + M.S. in Bioinformatics
Five-year accelerated program, completion in five years
Available online? No
Program URL: https://www.luc.edu/bioinformatics/accelerateddegrees/bioinformaticsfiveyearprogram/

M.S. in Bioinformatics
30 credit hours; "There are two tracks within the MS program: (1) a thesis option which includes independent research and (2) a non-thesis option which includes a professional internship."
Available online? No
Program URL: https://www.luc.edu/bioinformatics/msinbioinformatics/

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

Graduate Certificate in Health Care Informatics
12 credit hours
Available online? On-campus or online
Program URL: https://www.luc.edu/online/certificates/healthcare-informatics/

Additional external links


  1. "At a Glance". Loyola University Chicago. http://www.luc.edu/ataglance/. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  2. "Loyola University Chicago". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/loyola-chicago-1710. Retrieved 12 November 2016.