The Maroon

University endowment is on the decline


May 1, 2013

Filed under Finance, News

Loyola's endowment has been in a state of slow recovery since 2006, but recent trends indicate some signs of improvement. At the end of the 2012 fiscal year, Loyola's endowment was at $247,439,561. The figure is down from la...

Education can prove costly


April 4, 2013

Filed under City, Finance, News

When music education student Ray Freire A'12 graduated, finding a job was not his biggest concern. By the end of his senior year, he had approximately $33,000 in student loan debt. "My after-college plan is to become a music te...

Student debt stretches to record 1 in 5 households

Hope Yen

October 4, 2012

Filed under Finance, News

WASHINGTON (AP) - With college enrollment growing, student debt has stretched to a record number of US households - nearly 1 in 5 - with the biggest burdens falling on the young and poor. The analysis by the Pew Research Center fo...

Loyola student default rates are low

Mary Jameson

October 4, 2012

Filed under Finance, News

Compared to other private institutions, the number of students who default on their student loans at Loyola University is low. In 2008, the national average of students at a private institution who defaulted on their loans was 4...

UPB runs budget cut drill

Jessica DeBold

October 4, 2012

Filed under Finance, News

A University Programming Board budget exercise put new members and their money management skills to the test.  During the UPB meeting on Sept. 25, faculty advisor Courtney Williams announced a faux-budget cut hyped at $10,00...

Obama puts schools on notice


January 26, 2012

Filed under Finance, National, News, Politics

President Obama placed pressure on colleges and universities across United States in his third State of the Union address on Jan. 24, asserting that higher education institutions should be active participants in the effort to...

Financial Aid

Financial Aid


October 24, 2011

Filed under Features, Finance

Graduate students may not see where fees go

By JEAN-PAUL ARGUELLO Contributing Writer

August 31, 2011

Filed under Finance, News

  Many graduate students may already feel disconnected from the undergraduate community, but when student fees are factored into the equation, the divide seems to widen. "Being a graduate student, it feels like you're sepa...

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