2024-2025 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Jul 23, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue


Loyola University Maryland is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE or the Commission) www.msche.org. Loyola University Maryland accreditation status is accredited. The Commission's most recent action on the institution's accreditation status on June 24, 2021 was to reaffirm for accreditation. MSCHE is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education to conduct accreditation and pre-accreditation (candidate status) activities for institutions of higher education including distance, correspondence education, and direct assessment programs offered at those institutions. The Commission's geographic area of accrediting activities is throughout the United States. 

Middle State Commission on Higher Education
1007 North Orange Street
4th Floor, MB #166
Wilmington, DE 19801

Period of Accreditation: 1931
Last Reaffirmed June 24, 2021
Next Evaluation Visit: 2028-2029

State Authorization

Loyola University Maryland is authorized by the Maryland Higher Education Commission to operate as an institution of higher education in Maryland.

Maryland Higher Education Commission
6 North Liberty Street 10th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201 Fax: 410-332-0270
Telephone: 410-260-4500

Specialized Accreditation by Program

Within Loyola College, the Bachelor of Science (BS) in Chemistry is certified by the American Chemical Society. The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org. The engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

The Sellinger School of Business and Management is accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in business.

The School of Education has met all of the components of the Maryland Institutional Performance Criteria and is fully approved, by the Maryland State Department of Education (200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201), to offer undergraduate and graduate programs. This approval covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator programs. However, the approval does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.

The University is approved by the following agencies or organizations:

Educational Leadership Constituent Council
International Society for Technology in Education
Maryland Higher Education Commission
National Council for the Social Studies
National Council for Teachers of English
National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements
Regents of the University of the State of New York
Approved for Veteran's Education by the Maryland Higher Education Commission and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The University is a member of the following organizations:

AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
ACCU Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
Association of American Colleges and Universities
Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
Baltimore Collegetown Network
Center for Research Libraries
Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 1007 North Orange Street, 4th Floor, MB #166, Wilmington DE 19801
Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education
Council for Advancement and Support of Education
Council of Graduate Schools
Eastern Academic Scholars Trust
Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
Maryland Association for Higher Education
Maryland Career Consortium
Maryland Independent College and University Association
Maryland International Education Consortium
National Academic Advising Association NACADA - The Global Community for Academic Advising
National Association of Universities and Independent Colleges
National Collegiate Athletic Association
The Association for Graduate Enrollment Management
University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions Library Consortium

Documents granting accreditation or approval to Loyola University Maryland are available for review during regular business hours in the Office of the Registrar.