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University Profile

Majors and Degrees

The University offers more than 35 undergraduate and seven graduate programs through its three schools: Loyola College (Arts and Sciences), the Sellinger School of Business and Management, and the School of Education. Loyola features a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest academic honor society.

Loyola offers the following undergraduate degrees:

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in 30 fields
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in 8 fields
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.S.E.) with 4 concentrations
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in 8 fields

Loyola offers graduate programs in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Clinical Professional Counseling
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Data Science
  • Education
  • Emerging Media
  • Finance
  • Forensic Pattern Analysis
  • School Counseling
  • Social Justice
  • Speech Language Pathology
  • Teaching
  • Theology

Faculty (2020-21)

Faculty FTE (full-time equivalent) - 454
Full-time - 328

  • Female faculty - 53%
  • Faculty of color - 22%
  • International - 2%
  • Tenured/Tenure-track - 62%

Faculty-Student ratio: 12:1

Enrollment (2020-21)

Total Headcount - 5,282
Student FTE (full-time equivalent) - 4,529

Undergraduate - 3,822
Entering first years - 1,008
Entering transfers - 39
Continuing - 2,775

Maryland resident - 24%
Living on campus - 1% (81% in 2019-20)
Women - 58%
Students of color - 26%
International - 1%

Entering students:
Avg. high school GPA - 3.63
SAT middle range scores (25th & 75th percentiles) - 1150-1310

Graduate - 1,460
Entering - 491
Continuing - 969

Maryland resident - 85%
Part-time - 72%
Women - 71%
Students of color - 34%
International - 1%

Tuition and Financial Aid

See the tuition rates for the current academic year.
Receiving financial aid - 94%
Received a Loyola-funded grant or scholarship - 88%

Tuition varies by program.
Graduate and Resident Assistantships are available.


Loyola competes in the Patriot League, fielding teams in seven men's and nine women's sports. Athletic facilities include the 6,000-seat Ridley Athletic Complex, 2,100-seat Reitz Arena, Diane Geppi-Aikens Field, and the Fitness and Aquatic Center, where the Swimming and Diving teams compete before a 500-seat spectator area in the Mangione Aquatic Center.


Loyola University Maryland maintains four campuses in the greater Baltimore metropolitan area. One, a traditional collegiate campus in northern Baltimore City, primarily houses Loyola’s undergraduate programs. The Timonium and Columbia campuses focus on graduate programs and boast convenient access for working professionals. The University also operates the Loyola Clinical Centers at Belvedere Square and at the Columbia campus.

Facts About Loyola

  • Undergraduate students represent 40 states and 43 countries
  • The average class size is 20
  • Retention rates average 90% annually, and nearly 80% of undergraduates graduate in 4 years
  • More than 60% of Loyola undergraduates study abroad, choosing from 19 Loyola-sponsored programs in countries such as Spain, New Zealand, China, and Ireland
  • The Center for Community Service and Justice (CCSJ) facilitates a variety of service programs, in which more than 64% of Loyola's students participate
  • Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is available for the Army