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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

Voices of COVID-19

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

Course Snapshot

Beyond Twitter and clickbait headlines

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

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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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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

Messina

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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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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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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Academic Opportunities

Rising to the Challenge: Pitching SolarStop at Building a Better World Through Business

A student shares takeaways, lessons learned, and experience proposing forward-thinking solutions from Loyola’s Building a Better World ...

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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.

Academic Opportunities

Apprentice House

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

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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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Beyond the classroom

From the classroom to the coast

A student shares his experience as an intern with the National Aquarium in Baltimore—and how it shaped his academic path and career goals.

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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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Academic Opportunities

Leading a lab

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

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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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Academics

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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Academics

Finance concentration

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

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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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Academics

Marketing concentration

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

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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 a world of study 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 fine 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.

Course Snapshot

English students recover treasure trove of women’s writings

Students in Loyola's Aperio Seminar of Humane Texts brings Baltimore’s female authors to life.

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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.

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Course Snapshot

Exploring Biology 310: Botany

Students in this biology class get hands-on experience with plant propagation, testing disease-fighting properties, and examining nutrient ...

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Student Research

Meet Loyola’s 2018 Fulbright Award winners

Greyhounds to study a variety of topics in Japan, France, and the United Kingdom.

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Beyond the classroom

Beyond the classroom: Adobe MAX Creativity Conference

Loyola students get the opportunity to attend Adobe MAX-The Creativity Conference, where they reflect on their passions and find focus in ...

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Advising and Support

7 ways Loyola helps ease the transition to college

A student shares seven ways her first-year experience was enhanced by the people and programs at Loyola.

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Course Snapshot

All in the details

Art history students create an exhibit of rare fore-edge paintings.

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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.