Loyola University in Maryland is a Jesuit Catholic university that offers studies in liberal arts and sciences. In addition to its undergraduate programs, Loyola has graduate degree programs in education, speech pathology, finance, psychology, modern studies, pastoral counseling, and engineering science. The university annually enrolls about 3,500 undergraduate and some 2,600 graduate students. The school has more than 300 full-time faculty and a student-teacher ratio of about 12:1. Loyola was founded in 1852 by Father John Early and eight other Jesuits.