The Loyola Wolf Pack intercollegiate athletic program competes in the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics), Division I, as a member of the Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC). Loyola currently fields teams in the following sports: men's and women's basketball, men's and women' cross country, men's and women's indoor and outdoor track, baseball, men's and women's tennis and women's volleyball.
Loyola University New Orleans places highest priority on the overall quality of the educational experience. Loyola recognizes that value-oriented education must occur in the context of total human development, and is founded upon an appropriate integration of the religious and intellectual development of the student and the education of the whole person. The university also seeks to strengthen the integration of objectives and programs in athletics with academic and developmental objectives to assure the integration of athletes with other students.