Loyola University Maryland’s six-year undergraduate graduation rate of 86 percent tied for second in the nation among private, master’s level universities, according to federal data recently analyzed by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
The data represent the percentage of full-time, undergraduate students entering in the fall of 2002 who completed their degrees within six years. Loyola’s graduation rate is significantly higher than the median rate of 53 percent for all four-year institutions, and four percentage points higher than the rate the University reported in 2003, the last time these data were collected.
“Loyola is committed to attracting and enrolling accomplished students with the academic credentials and personal responsibility to succeed in the classroom and to thrive socially and spiritually at our University,” said Rev. Brian F. Linnane, S.J., Loyola's president. “The students we admit and who choose to come to Loyola are well-suited for the challenges and opportunities they will face here, and we do all that we can to give them the resources they need to make the most of these experiences, and to move toward successful completion of their degrees and the start of the next phase in their personal and professional lives.”
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