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Loyola University Maryland Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Loyola University Maryland. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Loyola University Maryland Ranked?

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2020 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Loyola University Maryland was awarded 26 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is accounting.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2020 analysis, Loyola Maryland is ranked #169 out of 1,727 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.

Loyola Maryland is also ranked #3 out of 27 schools in Maryland.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Loyola Maryland?

Acceptance Rate

Loyola University Maryland has an acceptance rate of 75%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

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Loyola University Maryland Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Loyola Maryland is an impressive 11 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Loyola University Maryland is 70%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  70 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Loyola University Maryland

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 85% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Loyola University Maryland enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  85 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Loyola Maryland for first-time, full-time students is 76%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  76 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Loyola Maryland

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,924 undergraduates at Loyola Maryland with 3,886 being full-time and 38 being part-time.

Loyola Maryland Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Loyola Maryland is 78.38 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  78.38 out of 100
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How Much Does Loyola University Maryland Cost?

The overall average net price of Loyola Maryland is $36,350. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Loyola Maryland

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$25,934 $26,286 $25,239 $30,896 $42,591

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Loyola Maryland, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Loyola Maryland, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $8,749 a year. That adds up to $34,996 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Loyola Maryland is 2.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Loyola Maryland Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Loyola Maryland make about $68,100 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future Loyola Maryland graduates since it is 67% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


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Location of Loyola University Maryland

Located in Baltimore, Maryland, Loyola University Maryland is a private not-for-profit institution. Baltimore is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of Loyola University Maryland

Contact details for Loyola Maryland are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4501 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21210-2699
Phone: 410-617-2000

Loyola University Maryland Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 37 majors graduated from Loyola University Maryland. Of these students, 1,024 received undergraduate degrees and 733 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 306 $49,900
Communication & Media Studies 102 $39,200
Accounting 85 $60,800
General Psychology 73 $31,800
Communication Sciences 65 NA
General Biology 56 $25,000
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 47 $27,800
Political Science & Government 40 $34,700
General Engineering 33 $61,200
Other Social Sciences 28 $31,200

Learn more about the majors offered at Loyola University Maryland along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Loyola Maryland

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 328 students took at least one online class at Loyola University Maryland. This is an increase from the 186 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 328 179
2016-2017 186 92
2015-2016 144 69
2014-2015 174 91
2013-2014 74 21

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