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Loyola University New Orleans

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  • School Size


  • Tuition

    $1,000—$5,000 Semester

  • Affiliation


  • Type of School

    Intensive English Program

  • Student Body Gender


  • Religious Affiliation


  • Scholarships for International Students


  • Conditional Admission Available


  • Top Programs

    Business, Law

  • Setting


  • Accreditation and Certification

    EnglishUSA Member

  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall

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Welcome to Loyola University New Orleans – a great place to study English

The Loyola Intensive English Program (LIEP), part of Loyola University New Orleans, is a high quality intensive English program designed to prepare students from around the world for study in a U.S. college or university. LIEP also welcomes students who want to improve their English for business, professional or personal reasons.

Loyola University New Orleans is recognized as an outstanding academic institution. New Orleans, Louisiana, is world-famous for fantastic jazz, unique food, colorful architecture, and great festivals such as Mardi Gras and Jazzfest. U.S. News and World Report lists the university among the 10 best regional colleges and universities in the southern United States. The university enrolls a diverse student body from all 50 U.S. states and over 40 countries. Degrees are offered in 60 undergraduate fields and 10 graduate programs, including graduate programs in law and a Masters in Business Administration.

Outstanding English Language Program

  • Innovative, academically rigorous curriculum
  • Highly qualified, caring ESL faculty holding advanced degrees
  • Small classes with personal attention
  • Intermediate and advanced levels offered each session
  • 20 class hours per week
  • Computer labs with Internet access available to all Loyola students
  • Institutional TOEFL given 3 times a year at no extra charge
  • Opportunity for conditional admission to Loyola University
  • Preparation for U.S. university course work
  • Full fall and spring semesters following the Loyola university calendar with possibility of half-semester enrollment
  • 8-week summer session with the possibility of 4-week enrollment

Tutoring Program

  • Two hours of individual tutoring outside the classroom each week
  • English-speaking tutors with special interest in language teaching and other cultures

Great Location and Climate

  • Campus location in the historic university section of New Orleans
  • Rich New Orleans culture, beautiful architecture, music, festivals, and great food
  • Easy access to Audubon Park and the famous Audubon Zoo
  • Historic French Quarter, only a short ride on the St. Charles streetcar
  • Semitropical climate ideal for outdoor activities year-round

Cultural Activities and Recreation

  • Trips to French Quarter plantations, Louisiana swamps, and other popular tourist locations
  • Outings to music clubs, museums, Mardi Gras events and many festivals in and around New Orleans
  • Additional LIEP social activities offered each session

Student Services

  • Housing available on campus in Loyola's residence halls with English-speaking roommates
  • Access to all university services and recreational facilities, including libraries, computer labs, dining services, sports complex, and health center
  • Orientation programs for all incoming students
  • Counseling services available

University Rankings and Honors

  • Ranked 8th Best Regional University in the South, U.S. News and World Report, 2012
  • Ranked 5th on the Great Schools, Great Prices category, U.S. News and World Report, 2012
  • Listed as one of the safest universities in the country, Reader’s Digest, 2008

Application Information

  • Must be at least 17 years old and have completed high school
  • Must submit a letter of financial guarantee and proof of English level with online application
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Loyola University New Orleans
6363 St. Charles Avenue, Box 205
New Orleans LA 70118-6143
P: 504.864.7550
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