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How To Apply

Welcome prospective exchange students! We are excited that you are visiting our website with hopes of attending Loyola University Maryland. Loyola only accepts exchange students from its exchange partner institutions. If you are a student at one of these universities, please contact your International Office to find out if you are eligible to apply to Loyola's exchange program.  Once you have received approval through your home institution, you can then begin the application process with Loyola. The exchange coordinator at your home university will work with you to complete this process.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall semester (late August through mid-December) and year: All documents must be submitted by March 22.
  • Spring semester (early January – mid-May): October 16
  • Please note, if you are applying to be a year-long exchange student, follow the deadline for the semester that you intend to begin your program at Loyola (for example, if your intended first semester will begin in the Fall, you will follow the deadline for Fall Semester applicants).
Application Requirements - Prospective Applicants should review this link to reference application requirements and instructions to be completed before they can be considered for admission to Loyola University Maryland.

Admission requirements must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on the deadline for admission as the electronic portal will automatically close at this time.

Admission to Loyola University Maryland is not confirmed until a prospective applicant receives admission information/ a decision from the Office of International Student Services (OISS) indicating their admission to Loyola is confirmed. 

Students interested in studying abroad at Loyola University Maryland should be in third year standing when attending Loyola and have a suggested GPA of 3.0 or higher; students with GPAs lower than 3.0 are encouraged to provide insight to their academic goals in their Application for Exchange Student in the Application Portal.

Please note, financial documentation must be current and dated within the last 3 months. 

Flight itineraries should not be booked and finalized without a receipt of admission and also not without conferring with the Office of International Student Services about your immigration paperwork.

How to Apply Instructions: Instructions on how to apply for exchange student admission to Loyola University Maryland.

Loyola University Maryland does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, or any other legally protected classification in the administration of any of its educational programs and activities or with respect to admission or employment. The designated compliance officer to ensure compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, is David Tiscione, Director of Title IX, Compliance, and Assessment, 105 Jenkins Hall, 410-617-5171, Loyola University is authorized under Federal Law to enroll non-immigrant, alien students. This publication does not constitute an express or implied contract. Loyola reserves the right to amend or rescind this publication at any time.

Contact Us

+1 410-617-5245
Office: Humanities 141

Office of International Student Services Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. EST