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Loyola University Maryland's Accolades

U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" (2021)

  • No. 4 (tied) for "Best Undergraduate Teaching"
  • No. 9 (tied) for "Most Innovative Schools"
  • No. 16 (tied) for "Service Learning"
  • No. 44 for "Best Value"
  • No. 60 (tied) for "Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs"
  • No. 116 (tied) for "Best Undergraduate Business Programs"
  • No. 160 (tied) for "Top performers on Social Mobility"
  • No. 171 (tied) for "Best Undergraduate Computer Programs"

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Princeton Review's "Best 386 Colleges" (2021)

  • On the list of best 386 colleges in the country
  • On the list of best Northeastern colleges
  • Best College Dorms: No. 14 (national list)

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Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education's "Best Universities" (2021)

View the news release's "College Salary Report" (2020-21)

  • Top 5% nationally for highest mid-career salary potential of graduates (No. 81/1554 schools)
  • No. 2 among best colleges in Maryland by mid-career salary potential—second only to the United States Naval Academy
  • Mid-career salary of graduates: $121,600 (bachelor's only)
  • No. 62/969 for best private universities by salary potential 
  • No. 10/577 for best religious schools by salary potential 
  • No. 256/769 for best schools for social science majors by salary potential 
  • No. 39/350 for best colleges for sports fans by salary potential 

View the news release's "College ROI Report for Best Value Colleges" (2020)

  • Top 7% in the nation for return on investment (ROI) (No. 132/2006 schools)
  • Best Value Private Colleges: No. 60
  • Best Value Religious Colleges: No. 12
  • Best Value Colleges for Sports: No. 63
  • Best Value Colleges for Business Careers: No. 80 
  • Best Value Colleges for Marketing Careers: No. 208
  • Best Value Colleges for Technology Careers: No. 296
  • Best Value College for Humanities Majors: No. 64
  • Best Value College for Business Majors: No. 47
  • Best Value College for Computer Science Majors: No. 104

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Money Magazine's "Best Colleges for Your Money" (2020-2021)

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Washington Monthly's "Master's University Rankings" (2020)

  • No. 16 for "Master's University Rankings"
  • No. 67 for "Best Bang for the Buck Rankings in the Northeast"
  • Named one of the nation's "Best Colleges for Student Voting"

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U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools: Business Specialties" (2020)

  • Accounting: No. 20 (tied)
  • Management: No. 26 (tied)
  • Finance: No. 35 (tied)

U.S. News also ranked Loyola's part-time MBA. View the news release.

U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" (2020)

  • No. 4 (tied; North region)
  • Best Colleges for Veterans: No. 1 (tied)
  • Best Undergraduate Teaching: No. 6
  • Most Innovative Schools: No. 12 (tied)
  • Service Learning: No. 23 (tied)
  • Best Value Schools: No. 40
  • First-Year experience: No. 64 (tied)
  • Top Performers in Social Mobility: No. 158 (tied)
  • Best undergraduate business programs 
  • Best undergraduate engineering programs

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Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce "A First Try at ROI" (2019)

  • The long-term return on investment from a Loyola degree ranks 90th in the nation, placing Loyola in the top 2% in the country.

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Kiplinger's "Best College Values" (2019)

  • On the list of top 400 best college values in the country

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Forbes' "America's Top Colleges" (2019)

  • No. 175 on list of "America's Top Colleges"
  • No. 126 on top private colleges
  • No. 82 on top colleges in Northeast

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Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange (2018)

These rankings are part of an annual report published by the Institute of International Education, the leading not-for-profit educational and cultural exchange organization in the United States.

  • Master's institutions that have the most students who study abroad in mid-length programs: No.3

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AACSB International Accreditation for Sellinger School of Business and Management

The Sellinger School of Business and Management is accredited in both business and accounting by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, a distinction held by fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest-serving global accrediting body for schools offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.

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