Loyola University Maryland Admissions

Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, and More

Loyola University Maryland
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Students interested in applying to Loyola University in Maryland should note that the school admitted around two-thirds of those who applied in 2016. Students can apply with the Common Application, or with the school's application. Additional required materials include high school transcripts, an essay, and letters of recommendation. SAT and/or ACT scores are not required, but can be submitted.

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Admissions Data (2016)

Loyola University Maryland Description

Author Tom Clancy's Alma Mater, Loyola University Maryland is a private, Jesuit university located on a 79-acre campus in Baltimore just down the road from Johns Hopkins University. Among all the undergraduate majors, the preprofessional programs in business and communication studies are by far the most popular. Loyola University is proud of its 12 to 1 student/faculty ratio, and its average class size of 25. In athletics, the Loyola Greyhounds compete in the NCAA Division I Patriot League, with women's lacrosse competing as an associate member of the Big East Conference.

Enrollment (2016)

  • Total Enrollment: 6,084 (4,104 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 43% Male / 57% Female
  • 99% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17)

  • Tuition and Fees: $46,430
  • Books: $1,250
  • Room and Board: $14,670
  • Other Expenses: $1,240
  • Total Cost: $63,590

Loyola University Maryland Financial Aid (2015 - 16)

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 86%
  • Loyola Scholarships (Cappex.com)
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 83%
    • Loans: 58%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $26,914
    • Loans: $8,949

Academic Programs

  • Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business, Communication Studies, English, History, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 86%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 1%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 80%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 83%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

  • Men's Sports: Lacrosse, Track and Field, Basketball, Tennis, Swimming and Diving, Soccer, Rowing, Golf, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Tennis, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Basketball, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field, Cross Country, Rowing, Soccer

Data Source

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Loyola and the Common Application

Loyola University Maryland uses the Common Application. These articles can help guide you: