The Value of a Loyola Education
Many experts agree—and we concur—college is worth the investment. At Loyola, higher education is as much physical and spiritual as it is intellectual. Of course, Loyola prepares students for a rich and meaningful intellectual life, but they’re also equipped with a moral foundation and lifelong habits of curiosity, integrity, persistence, and passion to allow them to adapt and remain relevant in an ever-changing world.
You may be asking yourself, is Loyola really worth the investment?
Yes, it is. And we'd like to offer a few compelling reasons why.
Loyola is ranked in the top 6 percent of more than 1,200 U.S. colleges and universities for return on investment in PayScale.com's 2015 College ROI Report. With financial aid included, Loyola is in the top 5 percent.
PayScale found the 20-year ROI for a Loyola graduate to be just over $550,000.
live in an exceptional community on 81 wooded acres
Loyola’s residence halls are ranked 2nd in the country and athletic facilities are ranked 5th in the country by Princeton Review.
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have access to a major metropolitan area
Baltimore-Washington is the 4th largest metro area in the U.S. and provides easy access to internships, job opportunities, cultural experiences, and nightlife (not to mention easy trips via plane, train, or bus).
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see the world
62% of juniors study abroad and 82% have an international experience before they graduate. This earned us a top ranking of study abroad programs in U.S. News. Learn more about the program and see why studying abroad is about more than just seeing the sites!
join a global network
Loyola has 52,000 living alumni. But even more, the Loyola community is part of the broader, global, Jesuit community, which includes nearly 200,000 enrolled students, 19,000 faculty members, and roughly 1.6 million alumni.
make a difference in the world
80% of students participate in community service and U.S. News ranked us among the top schools in the U.S. for service learning.