Anticipation. That’s the pulse beating through the heart of Baltimore. Loyola residents and eager newcomers alike are looking toward the future with optimism, excitement, curiosity, and determination.

A burgeoning technology sector. Second to none in biohealth. An expanding culinary and cultural scene. Growing, affordable neighborhoods ideal for young families and professionals. Fertile ground to start a business—at a low relative cost.

Mix in the region’s excellent job prospects, and it’s easy to see why college-educated millennials have been streaming into the city at record pace for the past two decades.

The rich soil of Baltimore has been tilled, and it’s ready for the innovative ideas and passionate action of Loyola students and graduates.

Where in the world is Baltimore?

  • 45 minutes from Washington, D.C.
  • 1.5 hours from Philadelphia
  • 2.5 hours from beaches
  • 3 hours from New York City

Charm City. The City that Reads. Crab Cake Capital of the World. Baltimore has countless nicknames because it has endless character.

  • Rows of paddle boats shaped like dragons overlook the Inner Harbor of downtown Baltimore
  • A deep blue storefront awning with branding for the Blue Moon Cafe in Fells Point, Baltimore
  • Dancers dressed in bright blue costumes with bird masks performing outdoors
  • Silhouette of two people looking at and pointing at a large fish tank
  • The view from right field at a live Orioles game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards
  • A group of horses and jockeys racing at the Preakness in Baltimore
  • A pair of people looking at their reflection on a piece of art created from a mosaic of glass
  • A person eating a crab with their hands from a pile of crabs on a table
  • Closeup shot of a garden of red and orange tulips on a bright and sunny day
  • A decorative memorial to Edgar Allan Poe with a carving of his likeness on it
  • A cannon surrounded by reenactors dressed in military uniforms fires at Fort McHenry in Baltimore
  • View from the upper deck of a packed crowd at a Ravens game at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore

As any Greyhound will tell you, Loyola is just one reason to fall in love with Baltimore.

  • An art installation of geometric glass structures refract various colors of light at the Baltimore Museum of Art
  • Two penguins with black and white stripes rubbing their beaks on each other
  • A person purchasing produce from a vendor at a farmers market
  • The backside of a person in running clothes running in a marathon
  • Ground-level view of the logo sign outside the Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore
  • Theatre marquee displaying various messages outside the Senator Theater in Belvedere Square, Baltimore
  • And oversized flamingo sculpture in front of a brick building in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore
  • A group of people hiking down a trail in a wooded area of Gunpowder Falls State Park
  • Street mural of four silhouetted hands spelling the word 'LOVE' in the Hampden neighborhood in Baltimore
  • View from a yellow kayak in the water at a bright and cloudy day in the Chesapeake Bay
  • A group of students walking down a sidewalk on a hill with the Baltimore skyline in the background
  • A large, orange logo that reads

The table is set. What will you bring to it?

  • Create

    Baltimore is a city defined by big dreams and bold action. A veritable mecca of arts, design, and technology, you'll find plenty of opportunities—and places—to concept, create, design, and execute. Here you’ll also have the chance to meet other innovators, form partnerships, and get inspired to push your vision even further.

  • Connect

    Whether you’ve been called to a service-oriented vocation or hope to make service an integral part of your life, in Baltimore you can make a difference in others’ lives while learning firsthand about the concerns of diverse populations. Immerse yourself in the issues you’re most passionate about and prepare for a lifetime of advocacy and action.

  • Innovate

    This booming business environment is perfect for entrepreneurs who are eager to make their mark in a growing industry—or to strike out on their own. Baltimore companies on the rise include software developers, cloud hosting services, and marketing firms. Baltimore is also home to a number of business incubators, such as Betamore and ETC Baltimore.

  • Thrive

    Accounting, finance, law, medicine, health care, media. Baltimore’s momentum and energy make it a promising market for students and graduates looking to establish professions. And Baltimore’s diversity will help ensure that you can apply your professional skills to in the service of clients and causes you are particularly passionate about.

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