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Loyola named one of the nation’s best colleges for 2021 by The Princeton Review

Loyola University Maryland

Loyola University Maryland has been named one of the nation’s top institutions for higher education by the Princeton Review in its latest annual college guide, the Best 386 Colleges.

Loyola again was also featured among “Best Northeastern Colleges” as the only Jesuit, Patriot League, and Maryland school on the list. Loyola also ranked No. 14 for Best College Dorms.

“At Loyola University Maryland, we take pride in the Jesuit, liberal arts and professional education we provide to our students, who become educated, fulfilled, ethical leaders who are driven to better the world around them,” said Rev. Brian F. Linnane, S.J., president. “When our students graduate, they are well-prepared to thrive in the ever-evolving world of work and lead balanced, flourishing, and purposeful lives.”

One of the Princeton Review’s most popular guides, The Best 386 Colleges publishes rankings that are based on student surveys of 143,000 students among the 386 top colleges. Colleges are chosen primarily for their outstanding academics and are listed in alphabetical order from one to 386. The Princeton Review also reports 62 ranking lists of the top 20 colleges in various categories.

A full list of the Princeton Review’s best colleges for 2021 is available at