Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, MD 21210-2699


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 6,084
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Students with disability 12%
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 3,399 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Loyola University Maryland is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 12,727 applications and 8,340 students were granted admission. Loyola University Maryland is at the #64 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Loyola University Maryland's tuition was $45,030 for all students regardless of residency (68.1% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 86% of Loyola University Maryland's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 16% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,213 (which is 4.3% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Loyola University Maryland in 2016-2017, was 590, which is 57% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,901 (which is 0.1% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Loyola University Maryland has enrolled a total of 6,084 students (4,607 students full-time and 1,477 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,084 students, 47 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and 4,104 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,980 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 69 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 74%

Black/African American: 9%

Hispanic: 8%

Asian: 4%

Two or more races: 3%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Loyola University Maryland.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 54% 975
Health Professions And Related Programs 15% 279
Theology And Religious Vocations 9% 171
Psychology 5% 91
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4% 68
Engineering 3% 56
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1% 20 0
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 0% 8
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 0% 0
Visual And Performing Arts 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Loyola University Maryland full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Loyola University Maryland graduates 6 years after enrollment is $47,500. Last year, out of the total 844 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 802 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 960 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 902 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $47,500 $64,800
Employment Rate 95% 94%
Total Graduates 844 960

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Loyola University Maryland.

Johns Hopkins University
1.2 mile away
Goucher College
4.6 mile away
Stevenson University
6.7 mile away