Rome Start is a unique program for students attending high school outside of the United States.
Admitted students will spend the first year of their Loyola experience studying at our Rome Center
campus in Italy. After that, students will complete their undergraduate degree in Chicago
. Rome Start is a great way for students to gain a global perspective to their education while earning a renowned Loyola degree.
Rome Start Application Requirements
- Online application(Be sure to indicate "Rome Start" on the online application in the "Academic information" section.)
- Secondary school/high school academic records (In some cases, records may need to be translated and/or evaluated by an outside agency. If this applies to your record, Loyola will contact you about the process and any fees involved.)
- Personal essay
- Counselor/teacher letter of recommendation
- SAT or ACT scores
- TOEFL or IELTS scores (If your native language is not English and/or if your primary language of instruction has not been English, you will be required to take submit TOEFL or IELTS scores.)
Note that Rome Start applicants are NOT required to submit the Declaration and Certification of Finances form.
Get more information about the Rome Start program.