Loyola University New Orleans is a private institution located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. It is one of the member institutions that make up the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.

Loyola is organized into the following colleges: College of Business; College of Humanities and Natural Sciences; College of Law; College of Music and Fine Arts; College of Social Sciences.

The College of Business holds membership in the American Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, Association of American Colleges, Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, National Catholic Educational Association, the Southern Business Administration Association, and the Southwestern Business Administration Association. It is accredited by AACSB, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

It also offers distance learning nursing degree program, the Health Care Systems Management MSN program is available online to registered nurses.

In 1969, the university completed the largest academic structure in its history, the 180,000-square-foot J. Edgar Monroe Memorial Science Building.


- Loyola University New Orleans is ranked 7th in Tier 1 in the category "Regional Universities (South)" by US News 2011.

- Princeton Review ranked the College of Business among the nation's Best 301 Business Schools for 2010.

- Ranked 6th Best Master's University in the South in the 2010 edition of America's Best Colleges by U.S.News & World Report and ranked 2nd in the Great Schools, Great Prices category.

- Placed among the Top 20 Party Schools by Princeton Review, 2009.

- Ranked 5th best institution among Southern regional universities offering masters and undergraduate degrees in the 2008 issue of the US News America's Best Colleges issue.

- It has been cited in Princeton Review's annual list of the Best 368 Colleges. Additionally, the College of Social Sciences was named one of the Great Schools for Communications Majors and Great Schools for Journalism Majors.

- Named one of America's 300 Best Buys in Barron's Best Buys in College Education and ranks in the top seven percent of the 1,500 colleges and universities ranked by Barron's.

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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