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Discover Loyola


The highlight of the spring semester taking place shortly before finals, Loyolapalooza is an annual concert-carnival-Quad-gathering festival for the entire student body.

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Life at Loyola

A place to call home

No matter where our graduates go or how long it has been, Loyola will always be a place that Hounds call home.

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What it means to be Loyola Ready

Loyola provides myriad resources and real-world opportunities to prepare students for their careers and lives after graduation.

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Life in Baltimore as a Student

With more than 120,000 students at 13 colleges and universities throughout the city, Baltimore is very much a college town.

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Spirit and Traditions

The Greyhound Nation

Loyola’s diverse, welcoming, dynamic community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni, and its long-time traditions and school spirit are an integral part of the Loyola experience.

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Career Preparation

Finding Your Purpose and Your Passion at Loyola

Loyola's motto, Strong Truths Well Lived, encourages students to connect their passions to pathways and develop the skills and experience that allow them to lead and serve others.

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Greyhounds Athletics

Loyola's 18 Division I teams compete in the Patriot League and benefit from dedicated coaches, world-class facilities, and fan engagement.

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Campus Life

Student Life at Loyola

No matter what your interests are, Loyola has so many opportunities, clubs, activities, and events and traditions for students to get involved with, explore their passions (and discover new ones!), and find their people.

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Life at Loyola

A Holistic Student Experience

Loyola’s student experience and educational approach develops the mind, body, and spirit.

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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, externships, assistantships, and more.

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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 other students and mentors.

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Life at Loyola

Living on Campus

Loyola’s campus—ranked No. 1 in Maryland and among the Best College Campuses in America—provides students all the benefits of an urban location while still offering a beautiful setting, distinct from the surrounding city, that feels like home.

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Career Services

Loyola Connect

Discover Loyola’s online platform where students and alumni network, connect, and receive and provide guidance and mentorship.

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A Sit Down with Sellinger

Explore the world of business, from career advice to company visits and more!

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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 a diverse and changing world.

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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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Discover Loyola

Student experience

The Loyola experience goes far beyond classes to extracurricular activities, beloved annual events, bonding with peers over a good meal, venturing into Baltimore, and traveling the globe.

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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 transition to Loyola and first-year experience.

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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 decisions, develop industrious and adaptable students that are more than ready for a wide variety of career paths.

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Campus Life

A day in the life of a Loyola student

A typical day at Loyola is anything but average. Get a sense for life as a Greyhound as Margaret, a current student, documents her typical day: from class and around campus to downtown Baltimore.

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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 scientists, and Loyola offers plentiful research opportunities and an opportunity to foster meaningful relationships with faculty.

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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, well-developed communicators, with the skills and experience necessary to be a turnkey package for any employer.

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Discover Loyola

Love every second

See what makes Loyola students passionate about their time at Loyola and leads to lifelong memories and friendships.

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Life at Loyola

Campus tour

Get a feel for Loyola from the comfort of home. Watch a student-led video tour that showcases campus, describes the student experience, and shares ways to get involved.

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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 work with families.

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The Loyola Difference

Loyola Ready

Jesuit education acquired at Loyola University Maryland best prepares students for academic achievement, the new world of work, and a balanced, flourishing, and purposeful life. Loyola Greyhounds aren't just ready, they're LOYOLA READY.

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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 Federal Reserve policy to real world economic conditions during the annual competition.

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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 advertising/public relations, digital media, journalism, or media and society.

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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 encompasses 16 departments of academic focus—the most of any program in the country.

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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 concentration areas: computer engineering, electrical engineering, materials engineering, or mechanical engineering.

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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 expert faculty and access to technology such as the Sellinger Experiential Learning Lab.

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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 of Maryland. Our students identify opportunities for organizations by unearthing solutions to business challenges.

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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 management, consumer behavior, advertising, marketing strategy, and international marketing.

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Beyond the Classroom

Getting involved

Life at Loyola goes way beyond classes, textbooks, and study groups. From our many clubs (such as ukulele club) to cheering on the Greyhounds in Rowdy Reitz, you'll find plenty of ways to get involved.

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Life at Loyola

Residence halls

Loyola’s residence halls are spacious, modern, fully furnished double-room and apartment–style homes. They provide all the comforts of home... and then some.

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1460 days at Loyola

Journey through the 1460 days of a typical Loyola student and see how their experiences lead them to be Loyola Ready.

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Discover Charm City

Nicknamed “Charm City”—and for good reason—Baltimore offers culture, sports, food, music, and more, providing an amazing backdrop for the college experience.

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Spirit and Traditions

Spiritual life

Loyola welcomes persons of all faiths to join our community of scholars.

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Boulder Garden Cafe

Boulder Garden Café features a variety of dining stations that offer a wide selection of cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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Boulder 2.0

Boulder 2.0 offers a variety of healthy foods such as egg white omelets, turkey meatball subs, and low-fat salad dressings.

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Iggy's Market

Iggy's Market, on the west side of campus, provides a huge selection of made-from-scratch entrees along with seasonal vegetables and side items, all available hot or served to go!

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Discover Loyola

Hounds in the hot seat

We put our students on the spot to ask them the not-so-tough question "Why Loyola?"

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Effecting change, one story at a time

Margaret Wroblewski, ’17, honed her passion for photography while at Loyola. Today she is working to stop assault through the power of storytelling.

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From Evergreen to the NFL

As a student, Jay O’Brien, ’05, interned for the Baltimore Ravens. Today he’s the team’s VP of Broadcasting and Gameday Productions.

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People matter. So do people skills.

As a biopsychology major, Chandler Zolliecoffer, ’15, conducted research that has led her to pursue her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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“I felt more prepared than anyone else.”

TJ Kelly, ’13, credits his Loyola education to his success in his career in media strategy.

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Discover Loyola

Why Loyola?

Students take to campus to find out why 4,000 undergrads are proud to be Greyhounds.

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Life at Loyola

The Loyola experience

The college experience at Loyola University Maryland is as much social, physical, and spiritual as it is intellectual.