List of Jesuit educational institutions

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The Jesuits (Society of Jesus) in the Catholic Church have founded and managed a number of educational institutions, including the notable secondary schools, colleges and universities listed here.


Some of these universities are in the United States where they are organized as the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. In Latin America they are organized in the Association of Universities Entrusted to the Society of Jesus in Latin America.

List of Jesuit universities

This list includes four-year colleges and universities operated by the Society of Jesus. The currently listed total on this page is 189 colleges and universities. Paul Grendler has authored a history of Jesuit schools and universities from 1548 to 1773. In it, he notes that the Jesuits had established over 700 colleges and universities across Europe by 1749, with another hundred in the rest of the world, but in the aftermath of the Jesuit suppressions of the 18th and 19th centuries, all these schools were closed. The following schools were established in the post-suppression period. [1] Secondary schools, along with sixth forms, are contained in the listing following this one. The listings are in alphabetical order by country.

Argentina (4)

Belgium (5)

Belize (1)

Bolivia (1)

Brazil (5)

Cambodia (1)

Canada (5)

Chile (1)

China (2)

Colombia (2)

Croatia (1)

Democratic Republic of Congo (1)

Dominican Republic (3)

Ecuador (1)

El Salvador (1)

France (2)

Germany (4)

Guatemala (1)


Andhra Pradesh







Madhya Pradesh




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Loyola College, Chennai

Tamil Nadu


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St. Xavier's College, Kolkata

West Bengal

Indonesia (3)

Iraq (1)

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Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Italy (5)

Sophia University, Tokyo Sophia University, Yotsuya Campus, Tokyo, Japan.jpg
Sophia University, Tokyo

Japan (2)

Kenya (1)

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Université Saint-Joseph, Beirut

Lebanon (2)

Madagascar (4)

Malta (1)

Mexico (7)


Nepal (1)

New Zealand (1)

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Universidad del Pacifico, Peru

Nicaragua (1)

Paraguay (1)

Peru (2)

Philippines (8)

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Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines
Ateneo de Davao University, Philippines Finster Hall, Ateneo de Davao University (2007).jpg
Ateneo de Davao University, Philippines
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Ateneo de Naga University, Philippines
Ateneo de Zamboanga University, Philippines Ateneo de Zamboanga University Facade April 2019.jpg
Ateneo de Zamboanga University, Philippines
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Ateneo de Cagayan-Xavier University, Philippines

Poland (1)

Romania (1)

South Korea (1)

Spain (10)

Taiwan (1)

Thailand (1)

Timor-Leste (1)

United Kingdom (2)

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Georgetown, Washington, D.C.
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Boston College, School of Theology and Ministry

United States (29)

Uruguay (1)

Venezuela (3)

Zambia (1)

Zimbabwe (1)

List of Jesuit secondary schools

Below are listed notable Jesuit high schools or secondary schools, many of which grew into Jesuit colleges or universities, or formed in association with them. This list includes schools at the sixth form level, as distinguished from four-year colleges and universities (above).

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Xavier College, Melbourne, chapel
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Kollegium Kalksburg
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Sint-Jozefscollege, Turnhout
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St. John's College, Belize, chapel
Colegio Mayor de San Bartolome, Bogota Colegio mayor de san bartolome.jpg
Colegio Mayor de San Bartolomé, Bogotá
Lycee Sainte-Genevieve, Versailles Lycee Prive Sainte Genevieve - Batiment Notre-Dame et chapelle.jpg
Lycée Sainte-Geneviève, Versailles
Kollegs St. Blasien, Black Forest Altbaupforte des Kollegs St. Blasien.jpg
Kollegs St. Blasien, Black Forest
St. Xavier's Loyola Hall, Ahmedabad Loyola High school building.JPG
St. Xavier's Loyola Hall, Ahmedabad
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Holy Family, Mumbai
St. Xavier's High School, Mumbai St. Xaviers High School Bombay 1908 3.jpg
St. Xavier's High School, Mumbai
St. Ignatius, Rio de Janeiro Patiosantoinacio.jpg
St. Ignatius, Rio de Janeiro
St. Joseph's, Bangalore St. Joseph's Boys' High School, Bangalore.jpg
St. Joseph's, Bangalore
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St. Aloysius, Mangalore
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Campion School, Bhopal
St. Vincent's, Pune St Vincent's High School, Camp, Pune.jpg
St. Vincent's, Pune
St. Xavier's, Bhiwadi St. Xavier's School, Bhiwadi.jpg
St. Xavier's, Bhiwadi
St. Mary's Dindigul St Marys Higher Secondary School Dindigul.jpg
St. Mary's Dindigul
St. Joseph's, Darjeeling Quadrangle St Josephs School Darjeeling.jpg
St. Joseph's, Darjeeling
Clongowes Wood, Kildare Main Building, Clongowes Wood College - Kildare, Ireland.JPG
Clongowes Wood, Kildare
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Hiroshima Academy
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Loyola, Abuja
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Casp-Sacred Heart, Barcelona
San Estanislao de Kostka, Malaga Fachada actual colegio.jpg
San Estanislao de Kostka, Málaga
Inmculada, Gijon Colegio inmaculada gijon.jpg
Inmculada, Gijon
Stonyhurst, Lancashire Stonyhurst College Lancashire.jpg
Stonyhurst, Lancashire
Loyola School, New York City Loyola Sch Pk 83 jeh.JPG
Loyola School, New York City
Gonzaga, Washington Gonzaga College High School - Washington, D.C..JPG
Gonzaga, Washington
St. Ignatius, Chicago St Ignatius School Chicago IL.jpg
St. Ignatius, Chicago
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St. Louis U. High
Loyola Academy, Wilmette, Illinois Loyola Academy.JPG
Loyola Academy, Wilmette, Illinois
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Brophy Prep chapel
Loyola, Los Angeles Loyola High LA.jpg
Loyola, Los Angeles
St. George's, Harare Saint-Georges-College.jpg
St. George's, Harare





New South Wales

South Australia










Canada (3)

Chad (1)




Democratic Republic of Congo



El Salvador (2)

Ethiopia (1)

Federated States of Micronesia


Germany (3)


Hong Kong



Andhra Pradesh








Madhya Pradesh


Jesuit Schools in Greater Mumbai:



Tamil Nadu


West Bengal

Indonesia (9)









Madagascar (5)




Micronesia (2)

Mozambique (1)



Only the Delft group remains under Jesuit leadership.


Nigeria (3)

Pakistan ()





Poland (5)


Puerto Rico

Xavier High School, New York
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Xavier High School 34 East16th Street.jpg



South Sudan

Spain (37)

Sri Lanka (1)

Tanzania (3)

Timor-Leste (2)


United Kingdom

England (7)


United States


Zimbabwe (6)

See also

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  1. Grendler, Paul F. "Jesuit Schools and Universities in Europe 1548–1773." Brill Research Perspectives in Jesuit Studies 1.1 (2018): 1-118.