Loyola College In Maryland

Loyola College In Maryland

Loyola College in Maryland, is a Roman Catholic, Jesuit, private university located in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. It was established in 1852. The University grants admission to over 3,000 students every year.

The schools and colleges under Loyola College include the following:

  • Sellinger School of Business and Management
  • The College of Arts and Sciences

The men's and women's sports teams of the College are known as the Greyhounds and the Lady Greyhounds respectively. The official mascot is the Greyhound. Students participate in rugby, football, lacrosse, and basketball.

Notable alumni members from Loyola College include Tom Clancy and Mark Bowden, renowned authors; Michael Phelps, American swimmer who holds 8 Olympic medals; and Michael D. Griffin, physicist, aerospace engineer, and current administrator of NASA.

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Loyola College in Maryland
4501 N Charles St
Baltimore , MD 21210-2699
General Phone: (410) 617-2000

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Loyola Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management560business, business management, accounting, finance
Education and Teaching336curriculum and instruction, educational administration, special ed, special education, school counseling, elementary school teaching, Montessori teaching, industrial arts teaching, reading teaching ...
Liberal Arts226German language, French language, Spanish language, Classical languages, Latin language, English, creative writing, liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, ...
Therapy and Counseling195psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, patient counseling
Media110communication studies
Medical Support and Technology67speech pathology, audiology and speech pathology
Science51biology, chemistry, physics
Computer Science and Engineering29computer science
Religion and Philosophy22philosophy, religion, pastoral counseling
Mathematics16applied mathematics
Art Studies9art studies
Fine Arts3art history and criticism

Number of programs and degrees for Loyola in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree81928
Master's degree80319
Post-master's certificate611
Doctor's degree172

Loyola Student Body

In 2007-2008, Loyola had a total enrollment of 6,028 students (5,210 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 40%
Women 60%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 54%
Graduate 46%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 8%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 30%
20-21 26%
22-24 10%
25-29 14%
30-34 7%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Loyola Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 91 %

Loyola Room and Board (2007)

Loyola offers campus housing for 3,277 of its 5,210 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Baltimore, Maryland for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Maryland Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Loyola Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal540630
SAT Math560650
ACT Composite2428

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT93%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT27%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Loyola Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 36,240
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 36,240
Room and board $ 9,740
Room charge $ 8,305
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,800
Books and supplies $ 1,010
Other expenses $ 1,420

Financial Aid:
Loyola participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 207800)

Loyola Faculty

Loyola has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year0*8$62,329
Instructorcalendar year4$30,70120$47,477
All faculty totalcalendar year4$30,70128$51,720

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year62$109,26620$101,804
Associate professoracademic year51$81,76043$76,648
Assistant professoracademic year27$77,99127$71,570
Instructoracademic year34$56,29538$48,313
All faculty totalacademic year174$86,000128$71,095

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Loyola Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Track Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports6060120

Loyola Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Finance, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science

Education And Teaching
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Montessori Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education

Engineering, General

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation

Liberal Arts
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General
Creative Writing
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
Latin Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Applied Mathematics

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

Religion And Philosophy
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Therapy And Counseling
Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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What Sets Loyola Apart:

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Top 10%Loyola Number of degree programs
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Top 12%Loyola Student SAT scores
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 12%Loyola % of degrees in therapy and counseling
Number of students
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Top 13%Loyola Number of students
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Top 13%Loyola Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in media
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Top 14%Loyola % of degrees in media
% of degrees in business and management
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Top 14%Loyola % of degrees in business and management
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Top 19%Loyola Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

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