International Applicants

Loyola is home to students from all over the world and 30+ countries are represented at the undergraduate level. A student is considered and must apply as an international applicant if he/she is not a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident (green card holder). U.S. citizens and permanent residents residing abroad are not required to apply as international applicants but their applications will be reviewed by the international admission staff.

International Student Application Requirements

I do not currently hold a U.S. Visa

In order to apply to Loyola University Maryland, you will need to submit the following:

  1. Common Application (choose one of the following):
  2. $60 application fee
  3. Two letters of recommendation (first year applicants ONLY):
    • High school counselor recommendation
    • High school teacher recommendation
  4. SAT/ACT (first year applicants ONLY)
    SAT and ACT scores are optional for admission
    • If an applicant chooses to submit SAT and ACT scores, official score reports should be sent directly to Loyola University Maryland. 
    • If an applicant chooses not to submit SAT and ACT scores, he/she must submit an additional teacher recommendation
  5. English proficiency
    • If English is not the applicant's native language, results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) are required.
    • Minimum score requirements are: TOEFL iBT: 80 or higher; IELTS: 7 band score
  6. Official high school/secondary school transcript:
    Transcripts must be in English with U.S. high school grade point average (GPA) clearly stated. Transcripts should be submitted to one of the following organizations for translation of grades and credits: Josef Silny and Associates, World Education Services, or another NACES member evaluation service. An additional fee may be required.
  7. Passport copy
    A copy of the applicant's passport, including the biographical pages, must be submitted.
  8. Loyola's International Student Supplement
    Applicants are required to complete the International Student Supplement. This document must be typed and submitted via email to intladmission@loyola.edu.
  9. Loyola's Affidavit of Financial Support
    Applicants are required to submit the Affidavit of Financial Support signed by a parent, sponsor, or benefactor stating responsibility for all expenses during enrollment at Loyola (tuition, room, fees, books, and personal expenses). If the applicant plans to be self-supporting, an Affidavit of Self-Support is required.
  10. Official bank letter
    Provide a current, original bank letter showing funds (in U.S. dollars) available to cover the full cost of attendance (tuition, fees, housing, books, medical and all other expenses) for one year (total $72,000 USD for 2019-2020 school year) at Loyola University Maryland. The submitted bank letter must be on bank stationary, in English, and signed by a bank official with contact information.

All required documents should be submitted electronically to Loyola University Maryland by emailing intladmission@loyola.edu.

Documents may also be mailed to:

Loyola University Maryland
Undergraduate Admission Office
4501 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210

I currently hold an F-1 Student Visa

In order to apply to Loyola University Maryland, you will need to submit the following:

  1. Common Application (choose one of the following):
  2. $60 application fee
  3. Copy of current F-1 Student Visa
  4. Two letters of recommendation (first year applicants ONLY):
    • High school counselor recommendation
    • High school teacher recommendation
  5. SAT/ACT (first year applicants ONLY)
    SAT and ACT scores are optional for admission
    • If an applicant chooses to submit SAT and ACT scores, official score reports should be sent directly to Loyola University Maryland. 
    • If an applicant chooses not to submit SAT and ACT scores, he/she must submit an additional teacher recommendation
  6. English proficiency
    • If English is not the applicant's native language, results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) are required.
    • Minimum score requirements are: TOEFL iBT: 80 or higher; IELTS: 7 band score
  7. Official high school/secondary school transcript:
    Transcripts must be in English with U.S. high school grade point average (GPA) clearly stated. Transcripts should be submitted to one of the following organizations for translation of grades and credits: Josef Silny and Associates, World Education Services, or another NACES member evaluation service. An additional fee may be required.
  8. Passport copy
    A copy of the applicant's passport, including the biographical pages, must be submitted.
  9. Loyola's International Student Supplement
    Applicants are required to complete the International Student Supplement. This document must be typed and submitted via email to intladmission@loyola.edu.
  10. Loyola's Affidavit of Financial Support
    Applicants are required to submit the Affidavit of Financial Support signed by a parent, sponsor, or benefactor stating responsibility for all expenses during enrollment at Loyola (tuition, room, fees, books, and personal expenses). If the applicant plans to be self-supporting, an Affidavit of Self-Support is required.
  11. Official bank letter
    Provide a current, original bank letter showing funds (in U.S. dollars) available to cover the full cost of attendance (tuition, fees, housing, books, medical and all other expenses) for one year (total $72,000 USD for 2019-2020 school year) at Loyola University Maryland. The submitted bank letter must be on bank stationary, in English, and signed by a bank official with contact information.

All required documents should be submitted electronically to Loyola University Maryland by emailing intladmission@loyola.edu.

Documents may also be mailed to:

Loyola University Maryland
Undergraduate Admission Office
4501 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210

I currently hold another U.S. Visa

If you hold another U.S. Visa, such as an A-2, G-4, H-4, etc. please submit the following:

  1. Common Application (choose one of the following):
  2. $60 application fee
  3. Two letters of recommendation (first year applicants ONLY):
    • High school counselor recommendation
    • High school teacher recommendation
  4. SAT/ACT (first year applicants ONLY)
    SAT and ACT scores are optional for admission
    • If an applicant chooses to submit SAT and ACT scores, official score reports should be sent directly to Loyola University Maryland. 
    • If an applicant chooses not to submit SAT and ACT scores, he/she must submit an additional teacher recommendation
  5. English proficiency
    • If English is not the applicant's native language, results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) are required.
    • Minimum score requirements are: TOEFL iBT: 80 or higher; IELTS: 7 band score
  6. Official high school/secondary school transcript:
    Transcripts must be in English with U.S. high school grade point average (GPA) clearly stated. Transcripts should be submitted to one of the following organizations for translation of grades and credits: Josef Silny and Associates, World Education Services, or another NACES member evaluation service. An additional fee may be required.
  7. Loyola's International Student Supplement
    Applicants are required to complete the International Student Supplement. This document must be typed and submitted via email to intladmission@loyola.edu.
  8. Loyola's Affidavit of Financial Support
    Applicants are required to submit the Affidavit of Financial Support signed by a parent, sponsor, or benefactor stating responsibility for all expenses during enrollment at Loyola (tuition, room, fees, books, and personal expenses). If the applicant plans to be self-supporting, an Affidavit of Self-Support is required.
  9. Copy of applicant's U.S. visa
  10. Copy of primary visa holder's visa
  11. Copy of applicant's passport (including biographical page)
  12. Copy of primary visa holder's passport (including biographical page)
  13. Copy of current electronic 1-94 card, or most recent U.S. entry stamp in passport

All required documents should be submitted electronically to Loyola University Maryland by emailing intladmission@loyola.edu.

Documents may also be mailed to:

Loyola University Maryland
Undergraduate Admission Office
4501 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210

Scholarships, Financial Aid, and Cost of Attendance

Merit Scholarships

International students are considered for all academic merit scholarships. There is no additional application required.

Learn more about scholarships

Need-Based Financial Aid

International students are not eligible for need-based financial aid. Documentation of financial support, and the availability of funds sufficient to cover Loyola’s cost of attendance will be required in order to process necessary immigration documents.

Cost of Attendance

Loyola’s estimated cost of attendance for the 2019-2020 school year is $72,000.00.

Tuition $48,700
Fees $1,610
Meals $5,500
Room $10,470
Health Insurance $2,600
Other (books, travel, personal expenses) $3,000

 

Loyola’s Education Payment Plan

International students are eligible to participate in Loyola’s Education Payment Plan through Tuition Management Systems beginning with their second semester.

Education Payment Plan Brochure Payment options

Resources for International Students

We are committed to making your transition to Loyola, the great city of Baltimore, and to the United States as easy and stress-free as possible. Loyola’s Office of International Student Services manages the immigration and visa process, conducts International Student Orientation, and organizes cultural programming and trips throughout the academic year.

Learn more about international student services

Resources for Admitted International Students

Congratulations and welcome to the Loyola University Maryland community! Here you will find important information about the immigration and visa process, health insurance and vaccine requirements, arriving in Baltimore, and International Student Orientation.

Newly-Admitted Undergraduate Students