Loyola University Maryland is a JesuitCatholic university located in a residential neighborhood in northern Baltimore.

Loyola's undergraduate program, which is grounded in the liberal arts, offers majors and minors in more than 40 academic fields. We pride ourselves on developing students who are well-rounded scholars and leaders who are distinctly prepared to succeed in every aspect of their lives.

Quick Facts:

  • Founded: As "Loyola College in Maryland" in 1852
  • Named For: St. Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Jesuit order of Catholic priests
  • Mission: To inspire students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world
  • President: Fr. Brian F. Linnane, S.J.
  • Mascot: The Greyhound
  • Colors: Green and Grey

Loyola by the Numbers

375 Number of Faculty

4,068 undergraduate students

28 study abroad options
The evergreen campus covers 81 wooded acres

11:1 Student-to-faculty Ratio

26 Club Sports

79% of students graduate in 4 years
20 the average class size

18 NCAA Patriot League Division 1 Varsity Teams

81% of undergraduates live on campus

Residence halls are rankedNo. 4 in the country by Princeton Review
80% of students engage in service

75% of students receive some form of financial aid

67% of students receive a Loyola-funded grant or scholarship

6,000 seats at Ridley Athletic Complex
Baltimore/Washington is the 4th largest metro area in the U.S.