Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland

– Mainstream student body
– Beautifully landscaped campus
– Located in a very upscale Baltimore neighborhood
– 83% of students from other states, most students from the northeast, Illinois and Texas
– Top rated business program, newly renovated business school
– 4,000 undergrads
– Jesuit Catholic institution
– 79% graduate in 4 years
– Sense of community environment
– Access to downtown Baltimore in minutes
– After 1st year everyone is in apartment style housing
– Residence halls are current, renovated, ranked top in the nation
– Apply to Loyola to the university as a whole, not to a specific major/program
– Engineering top ranked as well
– Foreign language requirement
– Take 2 theology courses, 1 being in Catholicism
– Accept 4’s and 5’s for AP courses
– No classes taught by TA’s
– 12:1 student to faculty ratio
– 20 students average class size
– Messina Program – 1st year living learning experience, with the same 16 students for the 2 classes and are themed
– 80% of students have had an internship
– Study abroad options, 64% of juniors study abroad
– Financial aid, scholarships all transfer to your study abroad experience
– Involved in community, 80% provide community service, not required but majority participate
– Div I athletics, Patriot league
– Big Men’s Lacrosse and Women’s Basketball
– Look beyond the numbers during the admissions process, challenging courses, extracurricular
– Test optional
– If going test optional need to send in an additional teacher recommendation or essay
– SAT mid 50% 1150 – 1300
– ACT mid 50% 26 – 30
– GPA 3.3 – 3.8
– Early decision, early action – 11/15, notified 1/15
– Need aware during admissions process
– Don’t look at demonstrated interest, possibly if wait listed
– CSS Profile school
– 96% financial need met

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