Loyola University Chicago is a private Catholic research university located in Chicago, Illinois. The university was founded in 1870 and is one of the largest Catholic universities in the United States. Loyola University Chicago offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in a wide range of fields, including business, education, law, medicine, and social work. The university is committed to providing a high-quality education that prepares students for leadership and service in their communities. Loyola University Chicago is known for its strong commitment to social justice and its emphasis on ethical leadership.