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Loyola University Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland

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Loyola University Maryland overview
Location Baltimore, Maryland
Online loyola.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Loyola University Maryland overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Loyola University Maryland is a private Jesuit liberal arts university located in Baltimore, Maryland. Established in 1852, the institution offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs, notable for its Sellinger School of Business and Management. The campus is set in a residential area of Baltimore and features Gothic architecture, providing a traditional collegiate environment within a bustling urban context. Loyola University Maryland is moderately selective in its admissions process. The campus includes residential housing options for students, fostering a living-learning environment. While the university supports a number of athletic teams, known as the Greyhounds, it is not predominantly recognized for its athletic programs. The proximity to downtown Baltimore allows for access to a range of cultural and professional opportunities for students.

In the most recent statistical year 9,643 prospective students applied, and 8,050 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,271 enrolled in the school.  4,366 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 872 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $53,430 plus fees of $0. Loyola University Maryland is ranked 201 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Loyola University Maryland is rated within the top 30% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Very High
Loyola University Maryland overview
SAT 1180/1360
ACT 26/33
GPA 3.65

Applications Accepted

Loyola University Maryland overview
Applications Due Jan 15, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $60

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Loyola University Maryland
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $16,500
Budget for Other Expenses$1,570
Total One Year Cost$72,600

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$76,600 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

83% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Loyola University Maryland students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 35%
Social Sciences 11%
Communication 10%
English and Literature 7%
Psychology 6%

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