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College of Arts and Sciences

Scholarship, research, and service

The College of Arts and Sciences offers academic programs that teach students how to think, how to write, how to research, and how to learn.

At Loyola, you can prepare to become a certified secondary teacher in Classical Studies, English, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Science, or Social Studies. You can study pre-law, and pre-health programs with professional advisors, and benefit from professional and student tutors in the Student Success CenterLanguage Lab, and Math Lab.


Graduates of our programs have been awarded prestigious Rhodes, British Marshall, Mellon, Davies-Jackson and Fulbright scholarships. Learn more about our academic programs » 


Students in the College of Arts and Sciences have distinguished themselves in undergraduate research. Learn more about current research projects »

Faculty Success

Dr. Quesada's Book Receives Award

Congratulations to Uriel Quesada, Letitia Gomez, and Salvador Vidal-Ortiz, winners of the 2016 Ruth Benedict Book Prize for Queer Brown Voices.

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Student Success

Physics Senior Ilyes Benslimane published in Bioscience Reports

Ilyes Benslimane was recently published in Bioscience Reports for his contributions to the paper "ApoE deficiency promotes colon inflammation and enhances the inflammatory potential of oxidized LDL and TNF-α in primary colon epithelial cells." Ilyes worked under Louisiana State University Professor, Dr. Hamid Boulares, at the Louisiana Cancer Research Center.

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University Honors Program

The Honors program is open to qualified students of all majors.

Immerse Yourself

Learn about the world through our study abroad and exchange programs.