Last Updated on August 28, 2023
|School||Location||US News Ranking||Average GPA||Average SAT||Average ACT||Acceptance Rate|
|Loyola Marymount University||Los Angeles, CA||#64||3.75||1270||29||52%|
|Pepperdine University||Malibu, CA||#50||3.64||1320||29||36%|
|San Diego State University||San Diego, CA||#147||3.7||1220||26||36%|
|University of Colorado, Boulder||Boulder, CO||#104||3.62||1250||27||78%|
|University of Oregon||Eugene, OR||#104||3.55||1190||25||82%|
|University of the Pacific||Stockton, CA||#125||3.52||1210||26||65%|
|University of Utah||Salt Lake City, UT||#104||3.61||1260||26||66%|
Loyola University Maryland
Loyola University Maryland is a private institution that was founded in 1852. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,925, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 80 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Loyola University Maryland’s ranking in the 2021 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities North, #4. Its tuition and fees are $51,100.
Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit university located in Baltimore. Students can get involved with any of the more than 170 clubs and organizations on campus, such as the Evergreen Players theater group or The Greyhound, Loyola’s student newspaper. The school’s recreation and fitness programs are housed in the state-of-the-art Fitness and Aquatics Center, which features a climbing wall, pool, sauna, hot tub and racquetball and squash courts, among other facilities. Loyola’s varsity teams, known as the Greyhounds, compete at the NCAA Division I level. Only freshmen are required to live on campus, but about 80 percent of students choose to remain on campus all four years. Loyolapalooza, an annual springtime festival, is a popular tradition with activities, rides and performances.
Loyola organizes its academic programs into three schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education and Sellinger School of Business and Management. Undergraduates can choose from more than 30 majors and must complete the core curriculum. Loyola also offers graduate programs in each of its three schools. About 50 first-year students are admitted into the Honors Program each year, which provides a more challenging curriculum and a variety of benefits like free tickets to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra or a paid trip to New York. More than 60 percent of students study abroad through one of Loyola’s sponsored programs or one of the accepted unaffiliated programs.
University of Scranton
University of Scranton is a private institution that was founded in 1888. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,792, its setting is city, and the campus size is 58 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Scranton’s ranking in the 2021 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities North, #6. Its tuition and fees are $47,084.
Bryant University is a private institution that was founded in 1863. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,259, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 428 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Bryant University’s ranking in the 2021 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities North, #7. Its tuition and fees are $46,863.