About

Loyola University Maryland is a JesuitCatholic university located in a residential neighborhood in northern Baltimore.

Loyola's undergraduate program, which is grounded in the liberal arts, offers majors and minors in more than 40 academic fields. We pride ourselves on developing students who are well-rounded scholars and leaders who are distinctly prepared to succeed in every aspect of their lives.

Quick Facts:

  • Founded: As "Loyola College in Maryland" in 1852
  • Named For: St. Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Jesuit order of Catholic priests
  • Mission: To inspire students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world
  • President: Fr. Brian F. Linnane, S.J.
  • Mascot: The Greyhound
  • Colors: Green and Grey

Loyola by the Numbers

356 NUMBER OF FACULTY

3,879 UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

60 STUDY ABROAD OPTIONS

THE EVERGREEN CAMPUS COVERS 81 WOODED ACRES

12:1 STUDENT-TO-FACULTY RATIO

25 CLUB SPORTS

80% OF STUDENTS GRADUATE IN 4 YEARS

20 THE AVERAGE CLASS SIZE

18 NCAA PATRIOT LEAGUE DIVISION 1 VARSITY TEAMS

81% OF UNDERGRADUATES LIVE ON CAMPUS THROUGH SENIOR YEAR

RESIDENCE HALLS ARE RANKED IN THE TOP 10 IN THE COUNTRY BY PRINCETON REVIEW

64% OF STUDENTS ENGAGE IN SERVICE

92% OF STUDENTS RECEIVE SOME FORM OF FINANCIAL AID

83% OF STUDENTS RECEIVE A LOYOLA-FUNDED GRANT OR SCHOLARSHIP

6,000 SEATS AT RIDLEY ATHLETIC COMPLEX

BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON IS THE 4TH LARGEST METRO AREA IN THE U.S.