Loyola University Maryland

Institutional Research

Fact Book - Graduation and Retention


  1. Incoming First-Year students are assigned to a cohort. Enrollment retention and graduation percentages are calculated each fall. Cohorts are adjusted according to the IPEDS definition for exclusion, which includes students who join the armed forces, called into active duty, or deceased.
  2. Cohort Retention and Graduation Rates include students in Loyola study abroad and exchange programs.