Loyola University Maryland (formerly Loyola College in Maryland) is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Founded as a men's college in 1852, it adopted coeducation in 1971. Its 89-acre campus is located in a residential area of Baltimore.

Website: www.loyola.edu/

Private
Co-ed
4,104
Undergraduate
Students
(57.3%) 2,352 Women
(42.7%) 1,752 Men
1,980
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
66% of 12,727 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.42
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
25-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$65,105
Tuition and Fees
$49,085
Room and Board
$14,430
Average Percent of Need Met
89%
Average Freshman Award
$32,616
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$33,969
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
369
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 9% of classes
10-19 students: 32% of classes
20-29 students: 39% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Baltimore Population
619,493
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Washington, DC
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
83% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Greyhound
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.7% Asian
5.4% Black/African-American
9.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.7% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students
1.0%
First-Year Students Returning
87.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
76.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
79%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 3 4
Social Studies 2 3
History 2 3
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
ACT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
4501 North Charles Street
City, State, Zip
Baltimore, MD 21210-2699
Phone
(410) 617-5012 x5012
Fax
(410) 323-2768
E-mail
admissions@loyola.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$60
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
Not reported
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
January 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
66% of 12,727 applicants were admitted
Women
66% of 7,363 applicants were admitted
Men
65% of 5,364 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,142 (14%) of 8,340 admitted students enrolled
Women
650 (13%) of 4,862 admitted students enrolled
Men
492 (14%) of 3,478 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
53% of 122 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
1,673
Students Accepting Wait List Position
335
Students Admitted From Wait List
29

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.42
3.75 and Above
21%
3.50 - 3.74
29%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
22%
2.50 - 2.99
9%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
25-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
22%
Score of 24 - 29
69%
Score of 18 - 23
9%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 29%
Top quarter: 68%
Top half: 93%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$65,105
Tuition and Fees
$49,085
Room and Board
$14,430
Books and Supplies
$1,250
Other Expenses
$340
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financialaid@loyola.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On or about March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002078
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
866 (79.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
625 (72.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
613 (98.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
552 (90.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
89%
Average Award
$32,616
Need-Based Gift
Received by 424 (69.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,718
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 514 (83.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,274
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 462 (75.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
352 (32.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,137

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,657 (65.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,171 (81.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,147 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,910 (89.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
90%
Average Award
$32,414
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,578 (73.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,593
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,919 (89.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,873
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,214 (56.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
946 (23.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,650

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
62%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$33,969
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Statistics, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Communication/journalism, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Nursing
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
369
Part-Time Faculty
184
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
58%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 9% of classes
10-19 students: 32% of classes
20-29 students: 39% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 43% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 41% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
690
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Theological Studies, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Finance, Master of Arts, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • Finance and Banking
  • International Business
  • Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Media Studies
  • Middle School Education
  • Music Education
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Software Engineering
  • Special Education
  • Theology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Psychology

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Psychology--General

Location and Setting


Baltimore Population
619,493
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Washington, DC
Campus Size
89 acres

Weather

Temperature
23.4 average low in January, 83.2 average high in September
Rain
114 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
Baltimore
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Baltimore

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, cooperative housing
Students in College Housing
83% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
19%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Greyhound
School Colors
Dark green

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x x x
Crew x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf     x x
Lacrosse x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x    
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf    
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field    
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, student government association, resident affairs council (rac), relay for life, resident assistants (ra), the evergreens
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
4,104
Women
2,352 (57.3%)
Men
1,752 (42.7%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
4,050
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.7% Asian
5.4% Black/African-American
9.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.7% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students.
1.0%
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
1,980

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
87.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
76.4%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
80.6%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
81.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
79%
Average Starting Salary
79%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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