About

Loyola University Maryland is a JesuitCatholic university located in a residential neighborhood in northern Baltimore.

Loyola's undergraduate program, which is grounded in the liberal arts, offers majors and minors in more than 40 academic fields. We pride ourselves on developing students who are well-rounded scholars and leaders who are distinctly prepared to succeed in every aspect of their lives.

Quick Facts:

  • Founded: As "Loyola College in Maryland" in 1852
  • Named For: St. Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Jesuit order of Catholic priests
  • Mission: To inspire students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world
  • Interim President: Amanda M. Thomas, Ph.D.
  • Mascot: The Greyhound
  • Colors: Green and Grey

Loyola by the Numbers

325+ NUMBER OF FACULTY

3,800 UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

60+ STUDY ABROAD OPTIONS

THE EVERGREEN CAMPUS COVERS 81 WOODED ACRES

12:1 STUDENT-TO-FACULTY RATIO

25 CLUB SPORTS

100% OFCLASSES TAUGHT BY LOYOLA FACULTY

20 THE AVERAGE CLASS SIZE

18 NCAA PATRIOT LEAGUE DIVISION 1 VARSITY TEAMS

80% OF UNDERGRADUATES LIVE ON CAMPUS THROUGH SENIOR YEAR

RESIDENCE HALLS ARE RANKED IN THE TOP 20 IN THE COUNTRY BY PRINCETON REVIEW

80% OF STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN A PRACTICUM, INTERNSHIP, AND/OR FIELD EXPERIENCE BEYOND THE CLASSROOM

98% OF STUDENTS RECEIVE SOME FORM OF FINANCIAL AID

95% OF STUDENTS RECEIVE A LOYOLA-FUNDED GRANT OR SCHOLARSHIP

6,000 SEATS AT RIDLEY ATHLETIC COMPLEX

BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON IS THE 4TH LARGEST METRO AREA IN THE U.S.