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Admission Counselors

Choosing your home for college is a big decision, and we know you probably have questions. Our admission team is here to help you throughout your college search. The same counselor visiting your high school or representing Loyola at a college fair in your area is your contact and resource in Loyola鈥檚 office of undergraduate admission. We are here to support and guide you on your journey to becoming a Greyhound, so reach out today!

Please feel free to contact the admission counselor in your region with any questions or concerns at 410-617-5012鈥攐r directly at the numbers provided below. If you are interested in scheduling a visit, check out our visit page. Inquiries for transfer admission should be directed to transferadmission@loyola.edu. General inquiries should be directed to admission@loyola.edu.

Select your state, territory, or student type to find your counselor, or scroll down to browse through the directory.

Student Type:

Headshot of Andrew Cevasco
he/him/his Director of Undergraduate Admission

States:

Maine

What's your best piece of advice to a prospective student?

There are plenty of ways to get to know a school and get a feel for its campus if you aren鈥檛 able to visit. You can take a virtual tour, find the admission office on social media, explore your favoritemajoron the website, and always feel free to contact your admission representative if you have any questions鈥攖hat鈥檚 what we鈥檙e here for!

What's it like to be part of a Jesuit community?

A Jesuit community provides you with the opportunity to be around people that truly care about how you are doing and want to see you do well. The people here believe in Loyola and its mission鈥攊t鈥檚 what makes this place feel so much like home.

What's your favorite part about Baltimore?

Baltimoreis a city rich with history and culture. It has the tall glass buildings and downtown area of your typical city, but it also has the small, charming neighborhoods that make it so accessible. From theand restaurants of, to the quirky colors of, to the cobblestone streets of, to thein鈥攖his city was made to be explored.

Headshot of Michael Decker
he/him/his Regional Recruitment Director

States:

Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Why Loyola?

Loyola offers a phenomenal,Jesuit educationin the city ofBaltimore. Jesuits believe in educating the whole person so you鈥檙e not just going to be 鈥渂ook smart.鈥 You will work with professors that are committed to your education, and interact with peers in smaller classroom settings. You will have the opportunity tostudy abroad, participate in hands-on research, and work with ourCareer Centerto find the perfect job for you after graduation! Let鈥檚 not forgetcampus life! 80% of our studentslive on campusall four years so there is always something to do from midnight breakfast to an.

What I recommend during your stay in Baltimore:

There are so many things to do and see inBaltimore! From visiting the, located in our, or cheering on theor, we have it all! If you are looking for a great spot for lunch, try鈥 the crab is amazing! The city of Baltimore will keep you busy, so make sure you plan extra time to explore the city when youvisit campus!

Headshot of Maureen Dormer
she/her/hers Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission

States:

New York State (excluding New York City)

Why Loyola?

Loyola is more than simply an education but also an experience through the number of opportunities for connection within the campus community, as well as the greater-Baltimore community. You are not just a student in the classroom during your time here, but you also have the opportunity to grow as an individual through the experiences at your fingertips. This could range from kayaking on anOutdoor Adventuretrip, tutoring students at a local school, or navigating the streets of a cityabroad. You do not graduate in four years with just a fantastic Loyola education, but also a meaningful Loyola experience.

What鈥檚 it like to be part of a Jesuit community?

AJesuit communityis built on the idea of inclusivity and focus on how each individual can have a pivotal and positive impact. The Loyola community exemplifies this idea through its mission ofcura personalisand an understanding that an education can be tailored to the individual and can be brought further into the world in a more wholistic way through hands-on experience and personal connection. Being a part of this community means being seen for one鈥檚 own worth, as well as have options for personal development and growth through education, reflection, and experience.

Headshot of Meredith Good
she/her/hers Associate Director of Transfer Admission and Special Populations

Student Type:

Transfer (Last names beginning with M-Z) and Re-Entry Students

Why Loyola?

Being a part of Loyola means being a part of an incredibly welcoming and accepting community. Whether you are a student, faculty/staff member, or a visitor to campus, the positivity and warmth on campus is evident. There is a place to 鈥渇it in鈥 for everyone here on this campus, and members of the community truly look out for each other鈥 even if it is just a stranger smiling at you or holding the door. While I was not an undergraduate student at Loyola myself, I am so happy to be a Greyhound!

What's your best piece of advice for a prospective student?

When prospective students think about the college application process it can be overwhelming and become very stressful. But you are not alone! Current students, admissions counselors, and financial aid counselors are real people who genuinely want you to be happy and successful in your college search, even if you do not end up attending their college. Do not be afraid to ask questions, ask for help, and dig deeper when exploring colleges鈥攁nd remember to focus on the positive and exciting aspects of the process as you are about to embark on an exciting new chapter of your life!

Headshot of Grant Henry
he/him/his Associate Director of Undergraduate Admission

Regions:

Montgomery County, MD and District of Columbia/Washington, D.C.

Why Loyola?

Of the many significantJesuitteachings, 91快活林 focuses on one phrase in particular known ascura personalis听鈥 or "care for the whole person." At Loyola, faculty and staff are dedicated to the development of each student through mind, body, and spirit. Loyola鈥檚Evergreen Campusallows students to learn and grow both inside and outside of the classroom, and prepares each student for careers and life in the 21st century and beyond!

What's your best piece of advice for a prospective student?

Start your journey now! Loyola offers a wide variety of ways to learn about our university. Whether you are a sophomore developing a foundation of your college search, or a senior ready to make their enrollment decision, Loyola has the event for you! All you have to do is ask!

Headshot of Jennifer Louden
Jennifer H. Louden, M.A. '17 she/her/hers Associate Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Undergraduate Admission

States:

Alaska, Hawaii

Why Loyola?

Students at Loyola benefit from small classes, personalized attention, and their relationships with faculty. You will never feel like a number on Loyola's campus and the bonds you form with this community will last a lifetime.

What's your best piece of advice to an accepted student?

The stressful part is over and you made it! Enjoy this time of year. Be sure to visit as many schools as possible. It is the best way to decide if a school is for you. Don't be afraid to ask questions - college is an investment and you should feel free to ask away. Good luck and congratulations!

Headshot of Marilina Matta
she/her/hers Assistant Director of Regional Recruitment

States:

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas听
U.S. Territories & the Caribbean(including American Samoa; Guam; Puerto Rico; the Minor Outlying Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, & U.S. Virgin Islands)

What I recommend during your stay in Baltimore:

Baltimore is such an amazing city! It has something for everyone whether you are a foodie, a sports fan, an arts lover, or a history buff. This state is known for crabs, so be sure to check out some of the many restaurants that serve crabs鈥攊t鈥檚 a rite of passage. If you鈥檙e looking for art, the, the,, and theare wonderful places to immerse yourself. As a history major myself, I enjoy walking oncobblestone streets and looking at the architecture of some of the old row houses. If you鈥檙e looking for live entertainment, you can catch a show at theor a concert at. There are many more things to do in Charm City, it鈥檒l take you four years (or more!) to check everything off the list.

Headshot of Langston McCatty
he/him/his Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Maryland Counties:

Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Howard, Prince George's, Saint Mary's

States:

North Carolina, Virginia

Why Loyola?

Loyola provides an exciting environment to grow and explore. Loyola has a beautiful campus, a family- and community-oriented environment, and a safe place to learn with supportive faculty, staff, and students.

What is your best piece of advice for a prospective student?

My best advice to students is to get out of your comfort zone and explore. College is the time where you find yourself and figure out your interests. Get involved, do things you would not normally do, and have fun with any and everything you do!

Headshot of Eric Nichols
Eric Nichols he/him/his Vice President for Enrollment Management
Headshot of Lauren Romagnano
she/her/hers Admission Counselor

Maryland Counties:

Allegany, Baltimore City, Carroll, Frederick, Garrett, Washington

States:

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa,听Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, West Virginia

Why Loyola?

Loyola is a place where you have every opportunity to grow into the person you are meant to be. Whether that means your professional development through your classes or your social life through the vibrantclubs and organizations, Loyola helps you to discover what sets you apart and to develop the unique skills you have and the ones want to learn. You will find support every step of the way!

What's your best piece of advice for a prospective student?

Ask questions! Whether you have questions about what the application process is like, how certain courses or majors are structured, or what it feels like to be a student here at Loyola, there is someone ready with an answer for you. Reach out to your admission counselor, get connected with a professor in themajoryou are interested in,or chat with a current student about their experience when you visit campus. It鈥檚 the best way to make sure Loyola is the perfect fit and we are happy to answer whatever you need to know.

Headshot of Morgan Sandlas
she/her/hers Assistant Director of Regional Recruitment

States:

Connecticut,听Massachusetts,听New Hampshire,听Rhode Island,听Vermont

Why Loyola?

When I stepped onto theEvergreen campuswhen looking at colleges, I immediately felt at home. I love the vibrancy thatBaltimorehas to offer, while also appreciating the traditional college feel of Loyola's campus. I wanted the community, I wanted the sports, and I found all of that and more. At Loyola, you constantly feel supported. Whether you鈥檙e in the classroom, in your residence hall, or like me and on the lacrosse field, you鈥檙e surrounded by people who want the best for you.

What鈥檚 it like to be part of the Jesuit community?

For me, being part of the Jesuit community can only be described in one word: welcoming. At Loyola, your education is constantly being molded by the Jesuit value ofcura personalis 鈥斕care for the whole person. That way you graduate not only with the skills to be successful in your career but to be successful in life, too. No matter your background, you'll be able to find a home and feel the support and care of the Jesuit community.

Headshot of Rachel Scholten
she/her/hers Director of International Admission

International Students
U.S. Citizens Abroad

Why Loyola?

Founded in 1852, Loyola has a long history of academic excellence. Students who attend will be challenged intellectually and encouraged to build a worldview that will guide their actions long after they graduate 鈥 here, students are not told what to think, but rather taught how to think critically, create a system of values, and how to apply these values in their daily life. This educational philosophy is embodied in our motto 鈥淪trong Truths Well Lived.鈥 The goal of a Loyola education is to prepare students not only for a career, but to equip our students for life.

What's your favorite thing about Loyola?

Loyola has a gorgeous, calm campus located less than an hour from D.C. that provides a great environment for study, and the fact that most students live on campus for their full degree program means that international students who attend will get a really authentic, traditional residential U.S. college experience. With stellareducational offerings, modern facilities, and fantastic placement after graduation, Loyola has a lot to offer students from all over the world!

Headshot of Noelle Staib
she/her/hers Transfer Admission Counselor

Student Type:

Transfer (Last names beginning with A-L) and Non-Degree Students

Why Loyola?

In the years since I graduated, the value of Loyola鈥檚 holistic approach to education has proven itself time and again! Thecore curriculumprovides a foundation from which you can build as you pursue yourmajor/minorstudies, and you will eventually enter your professional field as a well-rounded, compassionate leader. As a Loyola student, you will also be encouraged to nurture not only your mind, but your body and spirit, as encapsulated by theJesuit valueofcura personalis. This focus on or care for the whole person teaches you to challenge, respect, and extend grace to yourself and those around you. From my experience, I believe students leave theEvergreen campustrue citizens of the world, ready to lead and serve as people for and with others.

What I recommend during your stay in Baltimore:

After four years at Loyola,Baltimorereally felt like home, so I chose to begin my post-graduate life in the city. All these years later, I am still here! There is so much to see and do in Baltimore. As an undergraduate, my favorite spot to visit was(there is nothing better than filling up on pasta then grabbing a cannoli from Vaccaro鈥檚!). Theand South Baltimore neighborhoods are also great for seafood and sports fans whileandoffer an array of shops and restaurants鈥 but those are just a few of the many places and activities you can explore. The options are truly endless in Baltimore!

Headshot of Morgan Sturgill
she/her/her Admission Counselor

Maryland Counties:

Baltimore, Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Harford, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, Worchester

New Jersey Counties:

Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Monmouth, Ocean, Salem

States:

Delaware

Why Loyola?

The size of campus is a great way for students to form genuine connections with their peers, while also having the opportunity to meet someone new every day. With smaller class sizes, students have the chance toget to know their professorsand form long-lasting relationships that will aid students in their future career search. This tight-knit community makes Loyola a great place to be!听

What鈥檚 your best piece of advice for a prospective student?听

You don鈥檛 have to have your whole life planned out right now! It鈥檚 completely okay if you don鈥檛 know what kind of job you want in the future. Trying new classes and clubs is a great way to discover where your passions lie. And don鈥檛 be afraid to ask questions! The college application process can be very stressful, but everyone on your journey is more than happy to help. Reach out to your admission counselor, professors, and even current students to learn more about your possible major and the campus community.

Headshot of Joann Wang
she/her/hers Assistant Director of Regional Recruitment

New York Regions:

New York City

New Jersey Counties:

Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren

What is your favorite thing about Loyola?

I love the community vibe that you feel throughout the school. It permeates from the staff, faculty, students, and through the community. Everyone seems so genuine and eager to help you out, and it truly feels like they鈥檙e dedicated to making it as inclusive as possible.

What is your best piece of advice for a prospective student?

Don鈥檛 be afraid to ask questions, manage your time wisely, and utilize the tools available to you. When you prepare yourself for your future, you are setting yourself up for success. Regardless of where you are on your college process, there are admission representatives available to help you every step of the way鈥攔each out!