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Called to Serve

Wherever you are in your journey of service—as a current member of the armed forces, as a Veteran, as a military spouse or family member—Loyola University Chicago is committed to serving you. Our diverse, nationally ranked programs empower students to turn their passions into purpose, and we offer a number of services that make a Jesuit education accessible to our military-affiliated community.

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Veterans, members of the military service, and ROTC members interact at Loyola University Chicago.

Community of belonging

Loyola is home to an energetic community of military-affiliated students and staff. Feel at home from the moment you call yourself a Rambler.

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The Chicago loop at night. Veterans and those serving in the military can find academic opportunity at Loyola University Chicago located in Chicago.

City of opportunity

At Loyola, Chicago is your backyard. Experience a world-class city’s career opportunities, cultural experiences, and diversity of communities.

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Veteran, Russell Bright, a Loyola University Chicago student, participates in a Loyola University Chicago online class.

Academics Where You Are

We know your needs as a student are distinct. Through online programs, nationally ranked, flexible curricula, and support services, Loyola will provide you with resources for success.

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What Makes Loyola Different

Transform yourself through outstanding academics and hands-on experiences in a world-class city. At Loyola, faculty and staff are dedicated to your goals, along with a community who are equally committed to service and leading for good.

Veterans and those serving in the military can attend an event like a faculty hosted midnight bike ride tour of Chicago history.
Veterans and those serving in the military can pursue a variety of experiences like these students doing research in the Wisconsin marshlands.
Veterans and those serving in the military can attend Loyola University Chicago classes instructed by exemplary faculty members.
Loyola University Chicago students having a discussion in an anthropology class.

Academic Excellence


for undergraduate teaching in Chicago


for undergraduate business and engineering (non-doctoral) programs in Chicago

Top 25

best online bachelor’s degree nationally

Top 5%

of programs for undergraduate nursing nationally
Veterans and those serving in the military, can experience the Loyola University Chicago Lake Shore campus where

Did You Know?

St. Ignatius of Loyola

…was a soldier who, following his military service, returned to school. He is now recognized as the patron saint of veterans.

Josh Jones ’23

…was named the 2022 Student Veteran of the Year by Student Veterans of America. He was selected from 750,000 veterans nationwide.


…of Loyola’s Military Veteran Student Services staff members are military-affiliated.

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