Loyola University Maryland's Accolades

U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Colleges" (2019)

  • No. 5 (North region)
  • Best Undergraduate Teaching: No. 12
  • Best Value Schools: No. 49
  • Best undergraduate business programs
  • Best undergraduate engineering programs (included on national list)

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Princeton Review’s "Best 384 Colleges" (2019)

  • On the list of best 384 colleges in the country
  • On the list of best Northeastern colleges
  • Best College Dorms: No. 19 (national list)

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Money Magazine's "Best Colleges for Your Money" (2018)

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U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Graduate Schools: Business Specialties" (2018)

  • Accounting: No. 28 (tied)
  • Finance: No. 23 (tied)

U.S. News also ranked Loyola's part-time MBA, Clinical Psychology, and Speech-Language Pathology programs among the best in the nation. View the news release.

Princeton Review's "Colleges That Pay You Back" (2017)

Loyola is one of 200 institutions on this list of top values in higher education. It recognizes colleges and universities for superior academic quality, affordability, and outstanding career preparation. Loyola has been included on this list every year since it debuted in 2015.

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PayScale.com "College Salary Report" (2016-17)

  • Highest mid-career salary potential of graduates: No. 56 (top 6%, national list)
  • Highest salary potential of undergraduate business majors: No. 7 (tied, top 2% on national list)
  • Best private institutions by salary potential: Top 9%
  • Best religious schools by salary potential: Top 3%
  • Best schools for sports fans by salary potential: Top 8%
  • Best Maryland schools by salary potential: No. 2 (tied)
  • Best Maryland graduate programs by salary potential: No. 3, Sellinger School MBA

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PayScale.com "College ROI Report" (2017)

  • Highest Return on Investment: No. 169 (top 12% nationally)
  • Best Value Private Colleges: No. 73
  • Best Value Religious Colleges: No. 19
  • Best Value Colleges for Sports: No. 83 (tied)
  • Best Value Colleges for Humanities Majors: No. 57 (tied)
  • Best Value Colleges for Business Majors: No. 88
  • Best Value Colleges for Business Careers: No. 93 (tied)
  • Best Value Colleges for Art Careers: No. 136 (tied)
  • Best Value Colleges for Marketing Careers: No. 182
  • Best Value Colleges for Technology Careers: No. 217 (tied)

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Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange (2016)

These rankings are part of an annual report published by the Institute of International Education, the leading not-for-profit educational and cultural exchange organization in the United States.

  • Master’s institutions that have the most students who study abroad in mid-length programs: No. 2
  • Master’s institutions that have the most students who study abroad in long-term programs: No. 5
  • Master’s institutions that have the most students who study abroad in programs of any length: No. 6

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AACSB Reaccreditation for Sellinger School of Business and Management (2016)

The Sellinger School of Business and Management has maintained its accreditation in accounting by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Less than two percent of business schools in the world are dually accredited in both business and accounting. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest-serving global accrediting body for schools offering undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.

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NCAA Graduation Success Rate Report (2016)

Loyola ranked No. 3 (tied) of 351 NCAA Division I schools in the NCAA’s Graduation Success Rate Report, and the Greyhounds again had the highest rate among schools in Maryland. Eleven Greyhounds teams recorded scores of 100 percent in the report as Loyola cumulatively achieved a 98 percent Graduation Success Rate (GSR) score for the 2006-2009 cohorts that make up this year’s report. All 15 of the Greyhounds’ included programs were at or above the national GSR of 86 percent.

Brookings Institution's "Value-Added Report" (2015)

  • Economic value added to the mid-career salary of its alumni: Top 2%
  • Economic value added to the occupational earnings power of a typical graduate: Top 6%

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