Loyola University is located in New Orleans, Louisiana and takes its name from the Jesuit patron Saint Ignatius of Loyola. The university is located in the historic Audubon Park District on St. Charles Avenue close to Tulane University and around 20 minutes from the French Quarter and downtown New Orleans.
Renowned professors include The Simpson's voice actor Harry Shearer, economist and anarcho-capitalist theorist Walter Block and film/ video director Jim Gabour. The university has a colouful and distinguished history and a lively sports history, the sports teams are known as the Wolfpack. Loyola University encourages community engagement as part of its mission to educate the whole student and benefit the wider community.
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
City population: 384,000
University population: 5,000
Climate: The climate of New Orleans is humid subtropical with short, generally mild winters and hot, humid summers.
Nearest Airport: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
Why choose Loyola?
- Located in the historic Audubon Park District on St. Charles Avenue, directly across from Audubon Park and Audubon Zoo
- Many notable politicians, entertainers, and figures in United States history are alumni of the university
- 20 minutes from the French Quarter and downtown New Orleans