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PayScale.com ranks Loyola in top 6% of U.S. universities for mid-career salary potential of graduates

| By Stephanie Weaver
Payscale

A new report from PayScale.com ranks Loyola University Maryland in the top 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities for mid-career salary potential of graduates and in the top 2 percent for best salary potential of undergraduate business majors.

Loyola alumni submitting salary information to PayScale earned a median early career pay of $51,700 and a mid-career pay of $107,000.

The 2016-2017 College Salary Report includes salary data from undergraduate alumni of 983 schools across the nation who earned a bachelor’s degree or went on to earn a higher degree. Loyola is ranked No. 56 overall among four-year institutions. Loyola also ranks in the top 3 percent of religious institutions, in the top 9 percent of private schools, and in the top 8 percent of schools for sports fans. Loyola tied for No. 2 in Maryland with fellow Baltimore institution Johns Hopkins University.

Loyola’s Sellinger School of Business and Management undergraduate program ranks in the top 2 percent for best undergraduate business programs by salary. Along with Loyola, two other Jesuit schools – Santa Clara and Georgetown – rank in the top 10 best business schools this year.

The annual report also includes salary data from graduate school alumni, a new feature that debuted this year. Loyola’s Sellinger MBA program earned high marks, ranking No. 3 in Maryland, with graduates earning an early career pay of $62,400 and mid-career pay of $129,000.

More information about the 2016-2017 College Salary Report and a full list of rankings is available at payscale.com/college-salary-report

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