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A Student for Four Years.
A Cub for Life.

Thank you for your interest in Loyola High School of Los Angeles. We invite you to explore our Admissions site for further information about the application process, tuition/financial aid, important dates and admission deadlines.

Because Loyola’s standards are high, as are yours, we take great care in the selection of our new students. We seek young men from families who share the mission of our school. We look for future Cubs who are motivated, open to new experiences and willing to participate in the co-curricular life that is the heartbeat of Loyola. We want young men who are willing to apply their minds, bodies and souls to the achievement of intellectual, social and spiritual growth.

Application Details

Freshman Applicants

Find out more about the application process for incoming freshmen/9th graders at Loyola High School.

Freshman Applicants

Freshman applications will open on October 15, 2024. Please email our Director of Admissions for more information at admissions@loyolahs.edu

How do I apply for 9th grade admission to Loyola?

Submit the following online:

  • Application for admission (with non-refundable $75 fee)
  • Parent spiritual dimension form
  • Written and video essays
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Self-reporting of grades
  • Unofficial transcripts from 6th, 7th and 8th grades (Single PDF)
  • Standardized test scores from 6th, 7th and 8th grades (Single PDF)
  • Photo of applicant
  • Academic recommendations: Principal, English and Math teachers
  • Optional: Pastor or Faith Leader recommendation
  • HSPT


When you apply online, you have an option to register to take the 2025 HSPT exam at Loyola High School during the month of January. The 2025 entrance exams will take place on Saturday, January 11th and Saturday, January 18th. The HSPT is a required part of the application process, however, Loyola does not require applicants to take the exam at Loyola High School.

10th or 11th Grade

Loyola High School accepts a small number of transfer students in grades 10 and 11 each year. Learn about the transfer application process.

10th or 11th Grade

Transfer applications for the 2024-25 school year are closed.

Please email our Director of Admissions with any questions or requests for more information at admissions@loyolahs.edu.

Requirements for Transfer Students

In order to apply for 10th and 11th grade status, the applicant must have completed a curriculum similar to the curriculum at Loyola and achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in academic subjects with no grade lower than “C.”

Application for Transfer Admission Form

If you are interested in applying as a Transfer Applicant into the 10th or 11th grade, application forms will be available online on Wednesday, February 12, 2025. Completed forms are due April 3, 2025.

Transfer Student Application Fee

A non-refundable application fee of $75 must be submitted with the application form.

Response Letters

Notification emails regarding admissions decisions will be sent no later than May 2, 2025. Enrollment forms and deposit fees are due within a week of receiving a notice of acceptance.


Key Admission Dates

15 SEPT.
2023 – Registration for Open House and Application Available
3 Dec.
2023 – Open House
8 JAN.
2024 – Freshman Application Deadline
13 JAN.
2024 – HSPT Exam (Option 1)
View Admissions Calendar


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