Congratulations on your decision to apply to Loyola University New Orleans! Take the first step by completing our free online application, which only takes 5 minutes and is offered at no cost to you.

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After submitting your application, you’ll need to gather additional materials to complete the application process, which will vary based on your academic history. Read on to learn more about admissions requirements for our online undergraduate programs. You can also call 504-577-2855 or to speak with one of our dedicated enrollment specialists who can walk you through the admissions process.

Applicants with No College Credits

If you are applying to Loyola University New Orleans with no previously-earned college credits, you will be required to submit the following:

  • Official high school transcripts or GED
  • ACT or SAT scores, unless you are 22+ years of age or have been approved for a waiver

Transfer Applicants

Applicants who have previously attended college should submit an official transcript from every postsecondary institution attended. If you have fewer than 12 semester credit hours, you must also provide official high school transcripts or GED.

All official transcripts from ALL previous institutions, along with official test scores (if required), can be emailed to:

Official transcripts can also be sent via post to:

Transcript Processing Center
ATTN: Loyola University New Orleans
8300 Norman Center Drive, Suite 400
Bloomington, MN 55437

NOTE: All college, high school, and GED transcripts received by post must be received in the original sealed, unopened envelope from the institution where that coursework was completed for the transcript to be considered official.

Transfer Credits

Transfer credits are individually evaluated to permit maximum transfer of university credits where compatible with Loyola requirements. At least 25 percent of the semester credit hours required for the degree must be earned through instruction offered by Loyola.

Loyola accepts up to 64 credit hours from regionally accredited two-year institutions, and Loyola has articulation agreements with some two-year institutions.

International Applicants

Additional requirements for international applicants and students whose primary language is not English:

  1. Minimum TOEFL score of:
    550 (paper-based test)
    213 (computer-based test)
    79 (Internet-based test)
  2. Minimum IELTS score of 6.5

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No matter your academic background, applying is the first step to earning your bachelor’s degree. Start yours today.

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