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Loyola Athletics Ranks Seventh In NCAA's Division I Graduation Rate

Loyola University Maryland student-athletes continued their excellent performance in the NCAA's Graduation Success Rate report.
Nov. 8, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS - Loyola University Maryland continued its outstanding performance in the NCAA's Graduation Success Rate, tying for seventh out of 351 NCAA Division I schools in the most-recent report.

Thirteen teams had scores of 100 percent, and Loyola student-athletes cumulatively achieved a 98 percent Graduation Success Rate (GSR) score in the data compiled from the 2007-2010 cohort that makes up this year's report. All 15 of Loyola's programs included in the GSR scored above the national average of 87 percent.

Loyola's 98 percent overall GSR ranks first among schools from the State of Maryland and is at the top of the Patriot League in a tie with Colgate University. A full database of GSR results are available from the NCAA

The university's student-athletes have been ranked in the top-25 nationally of the overall GSR in each of the report's 13 years. This year's 98 percent mark ties the highest the Greyhounds have scored on the report, matching the school's 2003 and 2016 rates.

"Loyola student-athletes represent some of the best and brightest in the nation," said Donna Woodruff, Loyola's assistant vice president and director of athletics. "Our consistent position among the highest achievers in the NCAA Graduation Success Rate data is a direct reflection of our athletes, coaches and academic staff and a testament to their unwavering commitment to academic and athletic success while at Loyola." 

Loyola attained 100 percent scores for men's cross country, men's golf, men's soccer, men's swimming and diving, men's tennis, women's basketball, women's cross country and track and field, women's lacrosse, women's rowing, women's soccer, women's swimming and diving, women's tennis and women's volleyball.

The NCAA developed the Graduation Success Rate as part of its academic reform initiative to more accurately assess the academic success of student-athletes. The GSR also accounts for midyear enrollees and is calculated for every sport, which increases the total number of student-athletes tracked for graduation by more than 37 percent over the federal version.

Under the calculation, institutions are not penalized for outgoing transfer students who leave in good academic standing. Instead, the outgoing transfers are passed to the receiving institution's Graduation Success Rate cohort.

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