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Our Jesuit liberal arts education calls students to tackle academic challenges head-on, to redefine what’s possible, to understand how it all connects, to think differently, to strive for excellence.

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Course Snapshot

Talking Beltway Politics

Students in Loyola’s Beltway Politics course explore the evolution of American politics in Washington, D.C.

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Women in STEM at Loyola University

Women in STEM find a strong support system at Loyola—from female faculty leaders and fellow students to mentorship, clubs, and initiatives ...

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Career Preparation

Academics Outside the Classroom

Loyola provides opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students to gain valuable real-world experience through internships, ...

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Jesuit Liberal Arts Education

Academics Inside the Classroom

With Loyola's emphasis on personalized attention and mentorship, students are able to interact closely with professors as well as with ...

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Service-Learning at Loyola

Service-learning integrates community service with academic coursework, providing students with opportunities to connect, collaborate, and ...

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Honors Program

Why I'll always be glad I joined the Honors Program

Faculty mentors, engaging intellectual discourse, and opportunities for academic enrichment like excursions and field trips characterize ...

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Faculty Expert

How to collect and record oral histories

David Carey, Jr., Ph.D., Doehler Chair and professor of history at Loyola, shares insight on and best practices for collecting oral ...

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Alumni Spotlight

Alumni author examines gender gap in entrepreneurship

Loyola graduate discusses her new book, Launching While Female, and offers advice to journalism students

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Course Snapshot

Beyond Twitter and clickbait headlines

Multimedia Storytelling class brings community stories to life through service-learning.

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Honors Program

Sellinger Scholars

The Sellinger Scholars program is a business honors program that fosters leadership development and prepares students to lead and serve in ...

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Students learn and connect with others through service, despite pandemic

Virtual service-learning in El Salvador allows students to participate in service immersion experiences that foster global understanding, ...

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Connecting with community through GEDCO/CARES

A Loyola student forges meaningful connections with the Baltimore Govans community by engaging with the organization virtually

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Course Snapshot

Voices of COVID-19

Loyola’s Radio Storytelling class shares stories of frontline workers during the pandemic.

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Community Engagement

Resiliency is key to transition to virtual services

During the pandemic, many LCC programs continued in a virtual format, such as helping children learn literacy skills and how to manage ...

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Your first year


Learn about Loyola's distinctive first-year experience: a living learning program for new students.

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Your First Year

Faculty share advice for new students

Experts. Scholars. Gurus. Guides. Loyola faculty are much more than exceptional teachers... They share words of wisdom for a successful ...

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Academic Programs

Economics major

Loyola's economics degree options, which feature interactive and transformative discussion around real world social issues and business ...

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Course Snapshot

Lights, camera, classroom

Students learn professional video production skills in Loyola’s Backpack Video Production.

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Academic Programs

Physics major

Physics majors select from three tracks that are specialized for various career paths. A liberal arts education is proven to develop better ...

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Academic Programs

Accounting major

The accounting program at Loyola provides a values-centered business education, preparing graduates to be technically proficient, ...

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Course Snapshot

Intro to Book Publishing

In Loyola’s Intro to Book Publishing course, students learn the book publishing process and collaborate with Apprentice House, a ...

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Academic Opportunities

Student changemakers

Loyola’s inaugural Social Impact Fellowship cohort proposes ways Loyola can better promote inclusivity.

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Beyond the Classroom

Backpack Video Production Study Tour

Communication students traveled to London and Paris to study video production and photography.

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Academic Programs

Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Speech-Language-Hearing Science students enjoy a flexible profession and benefit from Loyola's Jesuit tradition, which they apply to their ...

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Course Snapshot

Exploring Biology 101: Introduction to Forensic Science

Learn about the field of forensics and acquire the lab techniques needed to conduct crime scene investigations.

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Course Snapshot

Exploring IS 360: Management of Global IT

Students embark on a 10-day immersion program to study abroad Ireland to learn more about global information technology through site visits ...

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Academic Opportunities

Apprentice House

The first student-run publishing house in the country provides Loyola students industry experience.

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Academic Opportunities

Leading a lab

Gaining valuable experience as an undergraduate teaching assistant in Loyola’s chem labs.

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Your first year

What, exactly, is Messina?

A closer look at Loyola University Maryland's first-year experience.

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Life at Loyola

Transferring to Loyola University Maryland

At Loyola University Maryland, transfer students find a welcoming community abound with opportunities.

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Beyond the Classroom

Fed Challenge Team

The highly motivated students on Loyola's nationally ranked Fed Challenge team see their studies in action by working together to apply ...

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Academic Programs

Communication major

Communication majors learn how to adapt to new technologies, gain critical firsthand experience working with clients, and can specialize in ...

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Forensic Studies major

Demand for professionals with forensic training has never been greater, and Loyola’s Forensic Studies program is unique in that it ...

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Academic Programs

Engineering major

Loyola's Engineering program provides broad-based instruction in engineering fundamentals, and students specialize in one of four ...

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Finance major

Finance is one of the most popular undergraduate majors in the Sellinger School of Business and Management, and students benefit from ...

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Academic Programs

Data Science major

Sitting at the nexus of computer science, statistics, and business, Loyola boasts the first undergraduate Data Science program in the state ...

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Marketing major

Loyola's marketing major within the Sellinger School of Business teaches students core marketing principles, personal selling and sales ...

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Academic Opportunities

Montreal Study Tour

Loyola’s French students get the opportunity to explore Montreal during an international weekend excursion.

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Course Snapshot

Creativity that leads to change

Design thinking course helps student entrepreneurs bring ideas to life.

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Academic Opportunities

Waiting in the wings

Student troupes explore the world of theater, and gain production experience, and bring classic and contemporary works to life on Loyola's ...

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Field Experience

Broader horizons

Overseas trips open the world of study abroad to MBA students.

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Course Snapshot

Learning a language, mastering a skill

A snapshot of an Arabic service-learning course that engages students in the community.

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Field Experience

Ten years later, the sky’s the limit

GreyComm Studios offers real-world experience in television production and broadcasting.

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Course snapshot

Overcoming adversity, one painted door at a time

Faculty and students partner with community association to restore buildings in Baltimore through service-learning.

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Course Snapshot

Exploring Studio Arts 303: Life Drawing

Students in this visual arts class examine the structure—and intellectual context—of the human anatomy.

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Community Engagement

Broadcasting service through Baltimore

WLOY is on the air and in the community.

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Study Abroad

When all roads lead to Rome

A student's long-time dream to study abroad in Rome became a reality.

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Study Abroad

A student’s journey to New Zealand

A student's study abroad experience in New Zealand proves to be a journey of the mind and the heart.

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Academic Opportunities

Studying abroad in Nepal through the Jennings Scholarship

A student shares her experience studying photojournalism in Nepal through the Jennings Scholarship.

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Advising and Support

Tackling college-level schoolwork

A student breaks down the transition from high school academics to college - and the support available to help you thrive.