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Loyola University New Orleans' Department of Counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP).  CACREP is the agency responsible for the evaluation of counseling programs in colleges and universities.

 As a CACREP accredited program, the counseling department engages in systematic program evaluation and assessment to ascertain strengths and weaknesses of policies, curriculum, students, and faculty. The Outcome Report is published here so our stakeholders may review the findings.

2019 CACREP Vital Statistics Survey

2018 CACREP Vital Statistics Survey 

Outcome Report AY 2018-2019

Outcome Report AY 2017-2018

Outcome Report AY 2016-2017

Outcome Report AY 2015-2016

CACREP requires its accredited programs to provide retention and graduation data on their websites. 


Loyola University New Orleans Counseling Department Planning and Assessment Calendar 


Program Enrollment 86
Average Didactic Class Size 15
Average Clinical Practicum Class Size 6
Average Clinical Internship Class Size 10
Tuition Per Credit Hour $818
Graduate Assistant Positions 6
Number of Graduates 20
Completion Rates 93%
Retention Rates 94%
National Counselor Exam Pass Rate 98% 
Job Placement Rates 99%


Demographic Information


  • Chartered: 1912
  • Type: Private, Catholic, Jesuit comprehensive university; open to students of all faiths
  • Enrollment 4,422 (total): 3,188 undergraduates; 587 graduate students; 82 Doctoral students; 527 law students; and 38 continuing education students
  • Faculty: 91% of full-time faculty hold highest degree.
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 11:2
  • Five Colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business, Nursing and Health, Law, Music and Fine Arts, plus Loyola Online
  • Degree Programs: In 2019-2020 there were 74 undergraduate programs and 19 graduate and professional programs
  • 50+ Study Abroad Programs: Belgium, Brazil, China, Ecuador, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Spain, U.K., and more.
  • Campus: 24 acres on St. Charles Avenue in Uptown New Orleans; 20 minutes from the French Quarter and downtown New Orleans; across from Audubon Park and Zoo.
  • Financial Aid and ScholarshipsApproximately 89 percent of students receive some form of financial aid.
  • Cost: Annual tuition and fees (2019-2020): $40,592; roomand board (on-campus residence): $13,548
  • Admissions: Average GPA: 3.45; Test scores (middle 50%): ACT 22-28; SAT 1080-1280
  • Athletics: Compete in Division I of the National Association of Intercollegiate thletics with 16 varsity sports
  • Student Life: 100+ student organizations, clubs, and intrmural sports
  • Accreditations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC); Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN); The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP); Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB); National Association of Schools of Music (NASM); American Bar Association (ABA); Association of American Law Schools (AALS); American Chemical Society (ACS); Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE); Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC); and Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR); National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) for nursing (undergraduate and master’s nursing programs); Approved by Center of Play Therapy Education and Research by the Association for Play Therapy (APT); Carnegie Community-Engagement Classification

All facts are accurate as of August 2019 and will be updated again in October 2020.

Updated 11/1/2019


Freshmen (Cohort)

  • 32% male/65% female
  • Ethnic minorities represent 47% of all freshmen cohort
  • 62% are from out of state; 4% are international;
  • 46 states (plus DC, PR, VI, Guam), 19 countries are represented
  • 99.7% are full-time; 0.3 percent part-time
  • The average high school grade point average of our freshmen is 3.45
  • SAT scores (middle 50%) Critical Reading 540–650, Math 510 – 610
  • ACT scores (middle 50%) range from 22-28 (65% of freshmen submitted the ACT)
  • 822 full-time freshmen students, 26% of the total undergraduate population are new freshmen
  • 82% freshmen live on campus; 18% commute
  • 99% of freshmen receive some form of financial aid

Undergraduate (on campus)

  • 35% male/65% female
  • Ethnic minorities represent 50% of all undergraduates on-campus
  • 55% are from out of state; 4% are international;
  • 52 states (plus DC, PR, VI, Guam),37 countries are represented
  • 96% are full-time; 4% part-time
  • 2,916 undergraduate (on-campus) students, 66% of the total population is undergraduate (on-campus)
  • 50% of undergraduates live on campus; 50% commute
  • 89% of undergraduates receive some form of financial aid


  • 22% male; 78% female
  • Ethnic minorities represent 35 percent of student body
  • 44% from out of state; 41 states (including DC, PR, VI) are represented
  • 1% are international; 8 countries are represented
  • 70% are full-time; 30% part-time
  • 587 graduate students, graduate population 13% of the total enrollment
  • 1% of graduate students live on campus


  • 5% male; 95% female
  • Ethnic minorities represent 40% of student body
  • 68% are from out of state; 23 states (including DC, PR, VI) are represented
  • 0% are international; 0 countries are represented
  • 83% are full-time; 17% part-time
  • 82 Doctorate students; Doctoral students make up 2% of the total enrollment
  • 0% of doctoral students live on campus


  • 44% male; 56% female
  • Ethnic minorities represent 37% of student body
  • 33% are from out of state; 37 states (including DC, PR, VI) are represented
  • 1% are international; 5 countries are represented
  • 86% are full-time; 14% part-time
  • 527 law students are enrolled; law students make up 12% of the total enrollment
  • 1% of Law students live on campus

Updated October 2019 with Fall 2019 data

Source: Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness Fact Book

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