Loyola University Maryland

Baltimore, MD

Loyola University Maryland

Baltimore, MD

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Science & Engineering Profile

More than ready—Loyola ready

Natural and applied sciences at Loyola
Through the natural and applied sciences, Loyola University Maryland students become adaptive learners and ethical leaders ready to serve in a diverse and changing world through one‑on‑one support from faculty, hands‑on laboratory work, research, field experiences, and practical extensions of classroom learning. 

Loyola offers undergraduate programs in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Forensic Studies, Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics as well as advisory programs in Pre‑health: Pre‑medical, Pre‑dental, Pre‑nursing, Pre‑physician Assistant, and other tracks such as Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Veterinary Medicine. Students may also take elective courses or declare technical and interdisciplinary minors like Actuarial Science, Environmental & Sustainability Studies, Forensic Studies, and Operations Research.

Engineering majors
Loyola’s four-year undergraduate Engineering program combines the University’s exceptional liberal arts resources with robust coverage of both traditional and emerging areas of engineering to produce graduates who are ready to excel in today’s diverse and evolving environment. Students receive broad-based instruction in engineering fundamentals while also choosing to specialize in one of four concentration areas: Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering. Dual-degree Engineering concentrations are also available in either Mechanical & Materials Engineering or Computer & Electrical Engineering. 

No matter which path you choose, you’ll receive an outstanding engineering education based on the Jesuit tradition of academic excellence. You’ll benefit from learning through hands-on laboratory work, opportunities to conduct research alongside expert faculty, internships, student organizations, in-class speakers, special on-campus events, and annual STEM-focused career fairs. Together, these experiences create a robust curriculum and holistic learning environment that prepare graduates for successful admission to graduate and professional schools or for direct entry into the field.



Ranked #60 among schools with the “Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs” | U.S. News & World Report


Ranked as a best “Best Value for Technology Careers” | PayScale.com


Ranked #4 nationally among the “Best Undergraduate Teaching Programs” for focus and commitment to excellence in teaching | U.S. News & World Report, 2021


Named a “Best School for Salary Potential” Engineering, Computer Science, Science, and Social Science | PayScale.com

Loyola University Programs

Science Majors & Minors
• Biochemistry
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Computer Science
• Data Science
• Engineering
   - Computer Engineering
   - Electrical Engineering
   - Materials Engineering
   - Mechanical Engineering
• Forensic Studies
• Mathematics
• Physics
• Statistics

Interdisciplinary Minors
• Environmental & Sustainability Studies
• Forensic Studies
• Innovation & Entrepreneurship 

Pre-health Programs
• Pre-dental
• Pre-medical
• Pre-nursing
• Pre-physician Assistant 

Other Pre-health Tracks
• Chiropractic Medicine
• Naturopathic Medicine
• Occupational Therapy
• Optometry
• Pharmacy
• Physical Therapy
• Public Health
• Veterinary medicine

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “My exposure to a diverse set of courses each semester has prepared me for life after Loyola—and so have the lectures and extracurricular program offerings, which have added to my academic experience.”

    • Justin ’21
      Biology and Psychology
  • “What makes Loyola stand out among other schools is our sense of community. The community here is always working to improve, and Loyola does a great job at accommodating everyone’s needs.”

    • Jade ’21
  • “The faculty at Loyola are very supportive. They want to see their students succeed and will work with you in any way possible to achieve your goals.”

    • Michael ’21
  • “The sense of community, faculty, friends, and bonds I’ve made so far are my favorite things about Loyola. We all want to be successful, and it’s really inspiring to be around such brilliant minds.”

    • Brynn ’22