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The College Tour

Loyola University Maryland as you’ve never seen it

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Loyola University Maryland premiers as the first Jesuit university and the first school in Maryland in the season three finale of The College Tour, an Amazon Prime series hosted by Alex Boylan that features colleges and universities from around the country and the globe.

Loyola stars in this 30-minute episode led by 10 Loyola students who take viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour of academics, campus life, athletics, career preparation, Baltimore, and more. Through the stories of their unique experiences, they share what it’s like to be a Greyhound. Read the news release.

Watch the full 30-minute episode

Featured Students


Natalie Labib

A senior communication major and studio arts minor at Loyola University Maryland, Natalie talks about her experience with the Greyhound Nation at Loyola. Learn how community and school spirit are such an integral part of the Loyola experience.

Christian McNeil

A senior international business major and communication minor at Loyola University Maryland, Christian talks about Loyola's emphasis on cura personalis, or care for the whole person. This includes a student experience and educational approach that develops the mind, body, and spirit.

Fatima Velasco

A junior biochemistry major and studio arts minor at Loyola University Maryland, Fatima explains how Loyola's liberal arts core curriculum expanded her interests and allowed her to explore a variety of subjects. With Loyola's emphasis on personalized attention and mentorship, students interact closely with professors as well as with other students and mentors.

Edmundo "Edik" Pribitkin

A senior marketing major and communication minor at Loyola University Maryland, Edik shares his experience as a student-athlete. Loyola's 18 Division I teams compete in the Patriot League and benefit from dedicated coaches, world-class facilities, and fan engagement.

Lauren Bayer

A junior history major and American studies/special education double minor at Loyola University Maryland, Lauren explains why Baltimore is a great college town. Loyola is situated in a unique location in Baltimore, and students can easily access restaurants, arts and culture, music and entertainment, waterfront activities, internships and service opportunities, and professional sports games.

Maria Jaeckel

A senior business management major and digital media minor at Loyola University Maryland, Maria shares how Loyola has helped her grow her own business while being a full-time student. Loyola provides many resources and real-world opportunities to prepare students to be more than ready for their careers and lives after graduation.

Knekiya Harper

A graduate student in the Master's in Clinical Professional Counseling program at Loyola University Maryland, Knekiya explains how she has been able to mentor underrepresented students and work with the local community in her experience at Loyola. Loyola provides opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students to gain valuable real-world experience through internships, externships, assistantships, and more.

Mia Ferri

A senior education major and special education minor at Loyola University Maryland, Mia explains how she has been able to gain critical teaching experience in local schools that has prepared her for her career as an educator. Loyola's motto, Strong Truths Well Lived, encourages students to connect their passions to pathways and develop the skills and experience that allow them to lead and serve others.

Ben Ostrowski

A sophomore communication major at Loyola University Maryland, Ben discusses the many benefits of living on Loyola's campus. Ranked among the Best College Campuses in America, Loyola’s campus provides students all the benefits of an urban location while still offering a beautiful setting that feels like home—and some of the top-rated dorms in the country.

Eleanor "Elli" Kluegel

A graduate student in the Master's in Emerging Media program at Loyola University Maryland, Elli discusses the tight-knit community that she found at Loyola. No matter what your interests are, Loyola has so many opportunities for students to get involved, explore their passions (and discover new ones!), and find their people.
More than ready. Loyola Ready.

We believe a Jesuit education acquired at Loyola University Maryland best prepares you for academic achievement, the new world of work, and a balanced, flourishing, and purposeful life. From our strong academic programs to the thoughtful mentorship and guidance from faculty, coaches, and mentors, Loyola will help you discover your true potential. You’ll graduate ready for anything—and ready for everything.

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Top 2% in the nation for long-term return on investment

A Loyola University Maryland degree is one of the most valuable in the country, according to a study completed by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. Of the 4,500 universities included in the study, Loyola ranks in the top 2% in the nation for long-term return on investment (ROI), based on the average earning potential of alumni, relatively low average student debt, and a top graduate rate (83%).

No. 4 in the North

Loyola University Maryland has once again made U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges list (2022), earning the No. 4 spot among Best Regional Universities in the North. Loyola, which has been ranked in the top five for more than a decade, is also named among the best schools in the region for Veterans, Undergraduate Teaching, Innovation, Service-Learning, and Value.

Top 7% in the country for mid-career salary

Loyola University Maryland is ranked in the top 7% nationally for highest mid-career salary potential of graduates in PayScale’s latest College Salary Report—and, separately, No. 2 among colleges in Maryland, second only to the United States Naval Academy. Loyola ranks No. 95 on PayScale’s list of more than 1,500 schools, with graduates who hold bachelor’s degrees reporting mid-career earnings of $125,800.

Academic Rigor & Excellence

A Jesuit liberal arts education requires depth of knowledge and breadth of experience; mastery of specific subjects and the ability to make connections across disciplines; critical thinking and thoughtful reflection. At Loyola, we have high academic expectations that foster our students’ development in all dimensions: intellectual, emotional, spiritual, athletic, and interpersonal.

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Advising & Mentorship

Nothing sets Loyola apart more than the role mentorship and guidance—from dedicated faculty, coaches, administrators, staff, and other students—play in the student experience. Deep, meaningful, and sustained mentorship and guidance are the anchor of a Loyola education. Here, no two students have the same experience—because here, you are known personally and taught as an individual.

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Career Preparation

From your first day on campus to the day you graduate, you’ll ask and answer fundamental questions about who you are and what you love. You’ll discover and forge paths that connect your passions and values to your talents and aspirations—and you’ll leave here more than ready to define and find success and fulfillment in your career and life beyond Loyola.

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Where Greyhounds are born

Loyola’s main campus, affectionately referred to as Evergreen, is located in a residential neighborhood in north Baltimore. It encompasses 81 wooded acres and is an accredited arboretum. Students can often be found studying on the porch of the Humanities building, enjoying the lush Quad, participating in one of countless clubs, or cheering on our Patriot League teams.

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