The Program

Loyola University’s John Felice Rome Center has a 50 year history in Rome. Students can choose from more than 40 courses in a variety of subjects, such as anthropology, archaeology, classical studies, fine arts, Greek, history, Italian, Latin, peace studies, political science, as well as courses in international business. Students can spend a semester, academic year, or participate on a summer program.

Living at the John Felice Center

Students enjoy a residential, American-style campus in Rome. The campus is located in a safe, tranquil residential section of Rome called Monte Mario. There is a 24-hour doorman on duty as well as around-the-clock staff support. Students enjoy a full-service, residential…

  • cafeteria serving lunch and dinner
  • coffee bar and student lounges
  • an infirmary staffed by a medical doctor twice weekly
  • on-campus mental health support from a psychologist and a psychiatrist
  • 24-hour wireless network for laptop access in common areas and classroom spaces
  • laundry facilities
  • Largest study abroad library in Italy with full LUC electronic resources available
  • Bedrooms with sinks, refrigerators, and fans
  • A bookstore
  • A workout/dance studio
  • An outdoor basketball court
  • A chapel

Financial Aid Information

Students can only apply state and federal financial aid to this program. However, the Loyola Rome Center offers its own scholarships. Students on employee benefits packages are not eligible for these benefits on this program. Please consult the Office of Financial Aid for further information.

Program Costs for academic year 2015-2016



Room & Board


Administrative Fee


Permesso Di Soggiorno and Technology Fees


Total Billed


Estimated Costs (not billed by JCU)

Books and Supplies


Personal Expenses






Total Indirect Costs


TOTAL BUDGET:  $21,690

For further information on Loyola’s Rome Center contact the Center for Global Education. The deadline for applications to study abroad for Fall Semester is March 1, and for Spring Semester is October 1.

For further information on Italy, please see the following websites:

  • CIA Fact book: Italy
  • State Department’s Consular Information Sheet: Italy
  • Centers for Disease Control: Italy