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Loyola University Maryland moves up 50 spots on Forbes’ list of top colleges

Loyola Fernandez Center
Photo credit: Kristen Kelly

Loyola University Maryland was named to the 2023 list of “America’s Top Colleges” by Forbes. Loyola earned spot No. 248 on the list of 500 colleges, 50 spots higher than the 2022 ranking.

“The Forbes rankings take a practical look at the return on investment that colleges and universities offer their students,” said Eric Nichols, vice president for enrollment management. “This is top of mind for prospective families. Our significant jump up the rankings further demonstrates the significant value of a Loyola education.”

The annual list from Forbes showcases 500 of the finest U.S. colleges, ranked using data on student success, return on investment and alumni influence. Forbes says that the ranking “spotlights the 500 U.S. colleges that check all the boxes: impressive graduation rates, high graduate salaries, and great outcomes for low-income students.”