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The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) is a consortium of the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and two theological centers in the United States committed to advancing academic excellence by promoting and coordinating collaborative activities, sharing resources, advocating and representing the work of Jesuit higher education at the national and international levels. It is headquartered in Washington, D.C. For other uses, see Washington, D.C. (disambiguation). ...


Although each institution is legally autonomous under independent boards of trustees and separately chartered by respective states, the 28 schools and two theological schools are bound by their common Jesuit ideals and engage in a number of collaborative projects. The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu), commonly known as the Jesuits, is a Roman Catholic religious order. ...

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University Common short form and abbreviation Location Enrollment Athletics nickname School Colors Founded
Boston College Boston College
B.C.
Boston, Massachusetts 14,395 Eagles maroon, gold 1863
Canisius College Canisius Buffalo, New York 5,018 Golden Griffins blue, gold 1870
College of the Holy Cross Holy Cross Worcester, Massachusetts 2,817 Crusaders purple 1843
Creighton University Creighton Omaha, Nebraska 6,992 Bluejays white, blue 1878
University of Detroit Mercy Detroit Mercy
Detroit
U.D.M.
Detroit, Michigan 5,600 Titans Red, White, Blue 1877
Fairfield University Fairfield Fairfield, Connecticut 4,600 Stags cardinal red 1942
Fordham University Fordham New York, New York 16,009 Rams maroon, white 1841
Georgetown University Georgetown Washington, D.C. 14,148 Hoyas blue, grey 1789
Gonzaga University Gonzaga Spokane, Washington 6,503 Bulldogs (Unofficial: Zags) Blue, White 1887
Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley (associate member) J.S.T.B. Berkeley, California 194     1934
John Carroll University John Carroll
J.C.U.
Cleveland, Ohio 4,050 Blue Streaks blue, gold 1886
Le Moyne College Le Moyne Syracuse, New York 2,290 Dolphins Green, Gold 1946
Loyola College in Maryland Loyola-Maryland
Loyola-Md.
Baltimore, Maryland 6,131 Greyhounds green, grey 1852
Loyola Marymount University Loyola Marymount
L.M.U.
Los Angeles, California 8,972 Lions   1911
Loyola University Loyola-Chicago Chicago, Illinois 15,545 Ramblers black, gold, maroon 1870
Loyola University New Orleans Loyola-New Orleans New Orleans, Louisiana 5,000 Wolfpack maroon, gold 1912
Marquette University Marquette Milwaukee, Wisconsin 11,305 Golden Eagles navy blue, gold 1881
Regis University Regis Denver, Colorado 16,000 Rangers blue, gold 1877
Rockhurst University Rockhurst Kansas City, Missouri 3,000 Hawks royal blue, white 1910
Saint Joseph's University Saint Joseph's
St. Joe's
SJU
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 7,542 Hawks crimson, grey 1851
Saint Louis University SLU Saint Louis, Missouri 11,823 Billikens blue, white 1818
Saint Peter's College   Jersey City, New Jersey 3,700 Peacocks blue, white 1872
University of San Francisco San Francisco
U.S.F.
San Francisco, California 8,477 Dons green, gold 1855
Santa Clara University   Santa Clara, California 8,377 Broncos red, white 1851
University of Scranton Scranton Scranton, Pennsylvania 5,160 Royals purple, white 1888
Seattle University   Seattle, Washington 6,123 Redhawks red, black 1891
Spring Hill College Spring Hill
SHC
The Hill
Mobile, Alabama 1,500 Badgers purple, white 1830
Weston Jesuit School of Theology (associate member)   Cambridge, Massachusetts 191     1922
Wheeling Jesuit University WJU Wheeling, West Virginia 1,200 Cardinals red, black, gold 1954
Xavier University Xavier
X.U.
Cincinnati, Ohio 6,500 Musketeers blue, white 1831

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Main Entrance Fairfield University is a private, co-educational undergraduate and masters level university located in Fairfield, Connecticut, in the New England region of the United States. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1222x876, 321 KB) Summary Keating Hall, Rose Hill, Fordham University Photograph by Chriscobar Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Fordham University Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1222x876, 321 KB) Summary Keating Hall, Rose Hill, Fordham University Photograph by Chriscobar Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Fordham University Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to... Fordham University is a private, coeducational research university[3] in the United States, with three campuses located in and around New York City. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1280x960, 550 KB) Summary Copyright: Matthew Hendricks (Self-created) Licensing This image is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike License v. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1280x960, 550 KB) Summary Copyright: Matthew Hendricks (Self-created) Licensing This image is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike License v. ... Georgetown University is a Jesuit private university located in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Father John Carroll founded the school in 1789, though its roots extend back to 1634. ... This article is about the university in the United States. ... Image File history File links Marquettehall. ... Image File history File links Marquettehall. ... Logo of Loyola University New Orleans Loyola University New Orleans is a private, co-educational Jesuit university in the United States with 5,000 students (3,000 undergraduates). ... For similarly-named academic institutions, see Education in Boston, MA. Boston College (BC) is a private university located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, in the New England region of the United States. ... Boston redirects here. ... Canisius College (pronounced IPA: ) is a private Catholic college in the Hamlin Park district of north-central Buffalo, New York. ... Nickname: Location of Buffalo in New York State Coordinates: , Country State County Erie First Settled 1789 Founded 1801 Incorporated (City) 1832 Government  - Mayor Byron Brown (D) Area  - City 52. ... Not to be confused with Holy Cross College (Indiana) or other similarly named Holy Cross Colleges. ... For other uses, see Worcester (disambiguation). ... Creighton University is a Jesuit, Catholic university located in Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America. ... Omaha redirects here. ... University of Detroit Mercy is the largest and most comprehensive Catholic University in Michigan. ... Detroit redirects here. ... Main Entrance Fairfield University is a private, co-educational undergraduate and masters level university located in Fairfield, Connecticut, in the New England region of the United States. ... Fairfield is a town located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. ... Fordham University is a private, coeducational research university[3] in the United States, with three campuses located in and around New York City. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... Georgetown University is a Jesuit private university located in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Father John Carroll founded the school in 1789, though its roots extend back to 1634. ... For other uses, see Washington, D.C. (disambiguation). ... Gonzaga University is a private Catholic university located in Spokane, Washington. ... Nickname: Location of Spokane in Spokane County and Washington Coordinates: , Country United States State Washington County Spokane Government  - Mayor Dennis P. Hession Area  - City  58. ... The Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley (JSTB) is one of the three Catholic member schools of the Graduate Theological Union (GTU), a consortium of nine seminaries which share classes, some administrative functions, and a library. ... Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in Northern California, in the United States. ... John Carroll University is a private, co-educational Jesuit university in the greater Cleveland, Ohio area in the United States. ... Cleveland redirects here. ... Le Moyne College is a private, four-year Jesuit college of approximately 2,300 undergraduate students that balances a comprehensive liberal arts education with preparation for specific career paths or graduate study. ... Nickname: Location of Syracuse within the state of New York Coordinates: , City Government  - Mayor Matthew Driscoll (D) Area  - City 66. ... Loyola College in Maryland, formerly Loyola College, is a private, coeducational university in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, affiliated with the Society of Jesus and the Roman Catholic Church. ... Baltimore redirects here. ... Loyola Marymount University (LMU) is a comprehensive co-educational private Roman Catholic Jesuit university in Los Angeles, California, USA. The University is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities and one of five Marymount institutions of higher education. ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... A garden sign welcomes residents and visitors to Rogers Park as home of Loyola University Chicago. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... Logo of Loyola University New Orleans Loyola University New Orleans is a private, co-educational Jesuit university in the United States with 5,000 students (3,000 undergraduates). ... NOLA redirects here. ... Marquette University is a private, coeducational, Jesuit, Roman Catholic university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the United States of America. ... For other places with the same name, see Milwaukee (disambiguation). ... Regis University is a private, co-educational Roman Catholic university in the United States. ... Nickname: Location of Denver in the State of Colorado Location of Colorado in the United States Coordinates: , Country United States State State of Colorado City and County Denver[1] Founded 1858-11-22, as Denver City, K.T.[2] Incorporated 1861-11-07, as Denver City, C.T.[3] Consolidated... This article is about Rockhurst University. ... Nickname: Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... This article is about the university in the United States. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... Saint Louis University is a private, co-educational Catholic Jesuit university in the United States of America located in St. ... Nickname: Gateway City, Gateway to the West, or Mound City Motto: Official website: http://stlouis. ... Saint Peters College is a private, coeducational Roman Catholic college in the United States. ... Location of Jersey City within Hudson County Coordinates: , Country State County Hudson Government  - Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy  - Business Administrator Brian P. OReilly Area  - City 21. ... University of San Francisco (USF) is a private Catholic, Jesuit University in San Francisco, California, United States. ... San Francisco redirects here. ... Santa Clara University is a private, co-educational Jesuit-affiliated university located in Santa Clara, California. ... Location of Santa Clara within Santa Clara County, California. ... The University of Scranton is a private, co-educational Jesuit university, located in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in the northeast region of the state. ... Scranton redirects here. ... Centennial Fountain, designed by George Tsutakawa. ... Seattle redirects here. ... For the former Mansfield College (University of Oxford), see Spring Hill College, Birmingham. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country State County Mobile Founded 1702 Incorporated 1814 Government  - Mayor Sam Jones Area  - City 412. ... Category: ... Location in Middlesex County in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country State County Middlesex Settled 1630 Incorporated 1636 Government  - Type Mayor-City Council  - Mayor Kenneth Reeves (D) Area  - Total 7. ... Wheeling Jesuit University is a private, co-educational Roman Catholic university in the United States. ... Nickname: The Friendly City Location in Ohio County in the State of West Virginia Coordinates: Settled 1769 Established 1806 Incorporated 1836  - Mayor Nick Sparachane  - City Manager Robert Herron  - Chief of Police Kevin Gessler, Sr. ... For the school in New Orleans, see Xavier University of Louisiana. ... Cincinnati redirects here. ...

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Jesuits have founded and managed a number of institutions, notably universities, which have produced many well-known alumni. ... Boston College The Jesuit Ivy is a nickname given to Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. ...

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For similarly-named academic institutions, see Education in Boston, MA. Boston College (BC) is a private university located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, in the New England region of the United States. ... Canisius College (pronounced IPA: ) is a private Catholic college in the Hamlin Park district of north-central Buffalo, New York. ... Not to be confused with Holy Cross College (Indiana) or other similarly named Holy Cross Colleges. ... Creighton University is a Jesuit, Catholic university located in Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America. ... University of Detroit Mercy is the largest and most comprehensive Catholic University in Michigan. ... Main Entrance Fairfield University is a private, co-educational undergraduate and masters level university located in Fairfield, Connecticut, in the New England region of the United States. ... Fordham University is a private, coeducational research university[3] in the United States, with three campuses located in and around New York City. ... Georgetown University is a Jesuit private university located in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Father John Carroll founded the school in 1789, though its roots extend back to 1634. ... Gonzaga University is a private Catholic university located in Spokane, Washington. ... John Carroll University is a private, co-educational Jesuit university in the greater Cleveland, Ohio area in the United States. ... Le Moyne College is a private, four-year Jesuit college of approximately 2,300 undergraduate students that balances a comprehensive liberal arts education with preparation for specific career paths or graduate study. ... A garden sign welcomes residents and visitors to Rogers Park as home of Loyola University Chicago. ... Loyola College in Maryland, formerly Loyola College, is a private, coeducational university in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, affiliated with the Society of Jesus and the Roman Catholic Church. ... Loyola Marymount University (LMU) is a comprehensive co-educational private Roman Catholic Jesuit university in Los Angeles, California, USA. The University is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities and one of five Marymount institutions of higher education. ... Logo of Loyola University New Orleans Loyola University New Orleans is a private, co-educational Jesuit university in the United States with 5,000 students (3,000 undergraduates). ... Marquette University is a private, coeducational, Jesuit, Roman Catholic university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the United States of America. ... Regis University is a private, co-educational Roman Catholic university in the United States. ... This article is about Rockhurst University. ... This article is about the university in the United States. ... Saint Louis University is a private, co-educational Catholic Jesuit university in the United States of America located in St. ... Saint Peters College is a private, coeducational Roman Catholic college in the United States. ... University of San Francisco (USF) is a private Catholic, Jesuit University in San Francisco, California, United States. ... Santa Clara University is a private, co-educational Jesuit-affiliated university located in Santa Clara, California. ... The University of Scranton is a private, co-educational Jesuit university, located in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in the northeast region of the state. ... Centennial Fountain, designed by George Tsutakawa. ... For the former Mansfield College (University of Oxford), see Spring Hill College, Birmingham. ... Wheeling Jesuit University is a private, co-educational Roman Catholic university in the United States. ... For the school in New Orleans, see Xavier University of Louisiana. ...

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Loyola College in Maryland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (538 words)
Loyola College in Maryland, formerly Loyola College, is a private, coeducational university in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, affiliated with the Society of Jesus and the Roman Catholic Church.
Founded in 1852 by Father John Early and eight other members of the Society of Jesus, Loyola College in Maryland is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.
Loyola College is the first college in the United States to bear the name of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, and is the ninth oldest among the nation's 28 Jesuit colleges and universities.
Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (150 words)
The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities or AJCU is an American voluntary service organization based in Washington, D.C. whose mission is to serve its member institutions, the 28 colleges and universities in the United States administered by the Society of Jesus.
Although each institution is legally autonomous under their own boards of trustees and separately chartered by their respective states, the 28 schools and two associate member institutions are bonded together by their common Jesuit ideals, and engage in a number of collaborative projects.
Categories: Jesuit universities and colleges in the United States
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