Loyola University Maryland

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$48,700
2.48% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$37,918
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
2.32%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
80.2%
10,077 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
5,473
78.7% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
79.8%
854 Graduates

About

Loyola University Maryland is a higher education institution located in Baltimore city, MD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Loyola University Maryland were General Business Administration & Management (291 degrees awarded), Speech Communication & Rhetoric (97 degrees), and Accounting (71 degrees).

In 2019, 1,749 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Loyola University Maryland. 64.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,237 degrees), 5.95 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (208 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Loyola University Maryland is $48,700, which is $26,674 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Loyola University Maryland is $48,700, which is $26,674 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $37,918.

In 2019, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 52% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$48,700
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Loyola University Maryland was $48,700. The cost of tuition at Loyola University Maryland is $26,674 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$37,918
2019 Value
2.84%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Loyola University Maryland had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $37,918. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Loyola University Maryland grew by 2.84%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,220
Room and Board
$1,250
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Loyola University Maryland was of $11,220 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of room and board increased by 1.68% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
52%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Loyola University Maryland received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 3.57% with respect to 2018, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.32%
2017 Default Rate
27
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Loyola University Maryland was 2.32%, which represents 27 out of the 1162 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Loyola University Maryland received 10,077 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 1.7% annual decline. Out of those 10,077 applicants, 8,082 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80.2% acceptance rate.

There were 5,473 students enrolled at Loyola University Maryland in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Loyola University Maryland has an overall enrollment yield of 13.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
8,082
Accepted Out of 10,077

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Loyola University Maryland was 80.2% (8,082 admissions from 10,077 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 78.7%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −1.7%, while admissions grew by 0.124%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Loyola University Maryland in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Loyola University Maryland has a total enrollment of 5,473 students. The full-time enrollment at Loyola University Maryland is 4,306 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,167. This means that 78.7% of students enrolled at Loyola University Maryland are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Loyola University Maryland, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.2% White, 9.9% Hispanic or Latino, 8.92% Black or African American, 3.53% Asian, 2.78% Two or More Races, 0.0731% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Loyola University Maryland in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (44%), followed by White Male (32.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.49%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (53%), followed by White Male (15.1%) and Black or African American Female (8.98%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Loyola University Maryland, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,473 students. The full-time enrollment at Loyola University Maryland is 4,306 and the part-time enrollment is 1,167. This means that 78.7% of students enrolled at Loyola University Maryland are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

88%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Loyola University Maryland was 88%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Loyola University Maryland had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,007
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    542
  3. Black or African American
    488

The enrolled student population at Loyola University Maryland is 73.2% White, 9.9% Hispanic or Latino, 8.92% Black or African American, 3.53% Asian, 2.78% Two or More Races, 0.0731% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 28 students (0.512%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 513 more women than men received degrees from Loyola University Maryland. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Loyola University Maryland is white (1,237 degrees awarded). There were 5.95 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (208 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Loyola University Maryland is General Business Administration & Management (291 degrees awarded), followed by Speech Communication & Rhetoric (97 degrees) and Accounting (71 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Loyola University Maryland, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (46 degrees awarded), Education (432 degrees), and Communications (119 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Loyola University Maryland are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,638,709 people), Secondary school teachers (570,631 people), Education administrators (353,399 people), Other managers (312,706 people), and Postsecondary teachers (242,454 people).

The most specialized majors at Loyola University Maryland are Theology (46 degrees awarded), Education (432 degrees), Communications (119 degrees), Psychology (136 degrees), and English (45 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Loyola University Maryland are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Loyola University Maryland are Theology (46 degrees awarded), Education (432 degrees), Communications (119 degrees), Psychology (136 degrees), and English (45 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Loyola University Maryland are Elementary & secondary schools (3,228,867 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (593,521 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (306,497 people), Computer Systems Design (222,042 people), and Outpatient care centers (201,695 people).

The most specialized majors at Loyola University Maryland are Theology (46 degrees awarded), Education (432 degrees), Communications (119 degrees), Psychology (136 degrees), and English (45 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Loyola University Maryland.
Most Common
  1. 291 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 97 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 71 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Loyola University Maryland was General Business Administration & Management with 291 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

618
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,131
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 618 degrees were awarded to men at Loyola University Maryland, which is 0.546 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,131).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 266 degrees were awarded to men at Loyola University Maryland in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.36 times more than the 196 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 196 degrees were awarded to women at Loyola University Maryland in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.737 times less than the 266 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

77%
100% Completion Time
81%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 77% of students graduating from Loyola University Maryland completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 81% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 81% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Loyola University Maryland is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.234% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,237 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    208 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    138 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Loyola University Maryland is white (1,237 degrees awarded). There were 5.95 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (208 degrees).

0.686% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    786 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    451 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    147 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Loyola University Maryland is white female (786 degrees awarded). There were 1.74 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (451 degrees).

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Operations

Loyola University Maryland has an endowment valued at nearly $225M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.16M (2.3%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Loyola University Maryland had a total salary expenditure of $203M. Loyola University Maryland employs 123 Associate professors, 90 Lecturers, and 74 Professors. Most academics at Loyola University Maryland are Female Associate professors (67), Male Associate professors(56), and Female Lecturers (52).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Loyola University Maryland are: Management, with 221 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 122 employees, and Service with 110 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$225M
2019 Endowment
1.54%
decline from 2018

Loyola University Maryland has an endowment valued at about $225M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Loyola University Maryland declined 1.54% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $186M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.3M - Federal
  2. $32.9k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Loyola University Maryland received $3.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $32.9k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$87.4M
2019 Salaries
2.18%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Loyola University Maryland paid a median of $87.4M in salaries, which represents 43.1% of their overall expenditure ($203M) and a 2.18% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.244% growth from 2017 and a 1.45% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$31.6M
Instructional Salaries
353
Number of Employees

In 2019, Loyola University Maryland paid a total of $31.6M to 353 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
123 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
221 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Loyola University Maryland were Associate professor with 123 employees; Lecturer with 90 employees; and Lecturer with 74 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Loyola University Maryland were Management with 221 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 122 employees; and Service with 110 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Lecturer

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Loyola University Maryland was Female Associate professor with 67 employees, Male Associate professor with 56 employees, and Female Lecturer with 52 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Loyola University Maryland.

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