Maryland College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, eighty-eight colleges are active for serving college programs in Maryland. By school types, there are thirty-three public schools and fifty-five private schools. By school levels, thirty-nine 4-years (or high) schools, twenty-one 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and twenty-eight less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the eighty-eight Maryland schools, Johns Hopkins University ranked first and United States Naval Academy ranked second (view more at Maryland college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all Maryland colleges is $16,907 for Maryland residents and $20,060 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 69.38% and the average SAT score is 1,118. The average number of students is 4,223 and the average student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Maryland colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2020 Maryland Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in Maryland ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$54,160$59,4251,51011.00%26,15293%7 to 1
United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
--1,3508.00%4,51292%8 to 1
University of Maryland-College Park
College Park, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$36,891$30,8851,37544.00%41,20087%18 to 1
St. John's College
Annapolis, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,935$19,3161,32060.00%52769%7 to 1
University of Maryland-Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$25,054$21,0781,27061.00%13,76771%19 to 1
Stevenson University
Stevenson, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$37,868$8,3401,10081.00%3,61560%14 to 1
University of Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,456$21,6141,05378.00%5,04141%14 to 1
St. Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$31,200$21,2361,17584.00%1,58277%9 to 1
Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$51,100$17,970-80.00%5,64583%12 to 1
McDaniel College
Westminster, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$45,876$9,5681,14092.00%2,78069%11 to 1
Notre Dame of Maryland University
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$39,675$11,0461,02062.00%2,37163%10 to 1
Towson University
Towson, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$24,334$18,9721,14076.00%22,92371%17 to 1
Morgan State University
Baltimore, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$20,251$17,33970568.00%7,71243%13 to 1
Washington College
Chestertown, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$48,214--92.00%1,36773%10 to 1
Frostburg State University
Frostburg, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$23,510$12,7901,03080.00%5,29549%15 to 1
Washington Adventist University
Takoma Park, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,200$11,50092559.00%1,13141%10 to 1
Goucher College
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$47,200$9,0471,14581.00%2,26766%10 to 1
Mount St. Mary's University
Emmitsburg, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$43,650$13,6731,09575.00%2,40669%13 to 1
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$18,968$16,97894065.00%3,19341%12 to 1
Coppin State University
Baltimore, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$13,113$12,97889528.00%2,73825%13 to 1
Salisbury University
Salisbury, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$20,110$15,543-74.00%8,56770%15 to 1
Bowie State University
Bowie, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$19,136$15,28194580.00%6,32043%16 to 1
Hood College
Frederick, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$42,300$9,070-65.00%2,00565%10 to 1
University of Maryland Global Campus
Adelphi, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,336$12,132--60,60315%19 to 1
University of Phoenix-Maryland
Columbia, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,471$17,760--125%1 to 1
Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary
Capitol Heights, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,320$5,706--5151%4 to 1
Cecil College
North East, MD
Public, 2-4 years
$9,480---2,39119%11 to 1
Hair Academy Inc-New Carrollton
New Carrollton, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,650---37948%25 to 1
Fortis College-Landover
Landover, MD
Private, 2-4 years
$14,881---541-18 to 1
Brightwood College-Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,093---452-30 to 1
The Temple-A Paul Mitchell Partner School
Frederick, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,500---22260%10 to 1
North American Trade Schools
Baltimore, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,064---45382%17 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Glen Burnie
Glen Burnie, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,260---10036%22 to 1
Garrett College
McHenry, MD
Public, 2-4 years
$10,584---65824%15 to 1
Brightwood College-Beltsville
Beltsville, MD
Private, 2-4 years
$16,871---529-29 to 1
Institute of Health Sciences
Hunt Valley, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,100---12697%21 to 1
Hagerstown Community College
Hagerstown, MD
Public, 2-4 years
$8,160---4,15629%18 to 1
University System of Maryland
Baltimore, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
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Paul Mitchell the School-Jessup
Jessup, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,800---13255%20 to 1
Howard Community College
Columbia, MD
Public, 2-4 years
$8,649---9,21124%14 to 1
Faith Theological Seminary
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,392$7,510-100.00%117-8 to 1
Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia
Columbia, MD
Private, 2-4 years
$30,768---74962%22 to 1
University of Maryland, Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$40,013$34,877--6,777-7 to 1
Blades School of Hair Design
California, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,100---7551%15 to 1
Carroll Community College
Westminster, MD
Public, 2-4 years
$8,388---3,05031%14 to 1
Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold, MD
Public, 2-4 years
$13,550---12,88628%17 to 1
Maryland Institute College of Art
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$49,190$49,1901,21564.00%2,17872%9 to 1
Community College of Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD
Public, 2-4 years
$10,062---18,83013%15 to 1
Baltimore Studio of Hair Design
Baltimore, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,150---3583%25 to 1
Montgomery Beauty School
Silver Spring, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$22,200---13364%20 to 1
Hair Academy II
Hillcrest Heights, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$22,200---21251%25 to 1
Hair Expressions Academy
Rockville, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,800---10385%20 to 1
College of Southern Maryland
La Plata, MD
Public, 2-4 years
$8,820---6,88231%18 to 1
Frederick School of Cosmetology
Frederick, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,150---22-5 to 1
Robert Paul Academy of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences
Timonium, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,751---3479%9 to 1
Holistic Massage Training Institute
Baltimore, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,988---1789%3 to 1
Frederick Community College
Frederick, MD
Public, 2-4 years
$9,772---6,00035%16 to 1
Columbia Institute
Silver Spring, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,940---10774%10 to 1
Finger Lakes School of Massage
FREDERICK, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,800---59-12 to 1
Harford Community College
Bel Air, MD
Public, 2-4 years
$8,302---5,86529%19 to 1
Women's Institute of Torah Seminary
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,366--83.00%7220%5 to 1
Aveda Institute-Maryland
Bel Air, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,050---3282%15 to 1
All-State Career-Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,820---53956%24 to 1
Strayer University-Maryland
Suitland, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,515$15,135--3,18110%40 to 1
Brightwood College-Towson
Towson, MD
Private, 2-4 years
$16,107---309-34 to 1
Yeshiva College of the Nations Capital
Silver Spring, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,600---21-3 to 1
Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore, MD
Public, 2-4 years
$7,394---4,52314%17 to 1
Montgomery College
Rockville, MD
Public, 2-4 years
$14,061---21,72022%18 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Owings Mills
Owings Mills, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,260---7141%17 to 1
Capitol Technology University
Laurel, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,874$11,7861,12583.00%74352%12 to 1
Ner Israel Rabbinical College
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,900$12,900-78.00%41948%17 to 1
Fortis Institute-Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Private, 2-4 years
$15,732---8744%21 to 1
Chesapeake College
Wye Mills, MD
Public, 2-4 years
$7,400---2,08123%17 to 1
Prince George's Community College
Largo, MD
Public, 2-4 years
$8,474---11,88512%16 to 1
Omega Studios' School of Applied Recording Arts & Sciences
Rockville, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$33,424---10745%7 to 1
Delmarva Beauty Academy
Salisbury, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,425---5263%13 to 1
Maryland Beauty Academy of Essex
Baltimore, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,150---6773%25 to 1
Bais HaMedrash and Mesivta of Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,100--100.00%8038%11 to 1
Aspen Beauty Academy of Laurel
Laurel, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,900---5533%14 to 1
Purdue University Global-Hagerstown
Hagerstown, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$14,343$11,414--494-20 to 1
Maryland University of Integrative Health
Laurel, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,035$22,786--1,065--
The Temple Annapolis-A Paul Mitchell Partner School
Annapolis, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,500---19069%10 to 1
Wor-Wic Community College
Salisbury, MD
Public, 2-4 years
$7,992---3,02414%15 to 1
University System of Maryland-Research Centers
Adelphi, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
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Allegany College of Maryland
Cumberland, MD
Public, 2-4 years
$10,280---2,58525%13 to 1
Cortiva Institute-Baltimore
Linthicum, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,401---33584%30 to 1
Award Beauty School
Hagerstown, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$22,200---13082%20 to 1
Fortis Institute-Towson
Towson, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,651---35935%37 to 1
Average$20,060$17,8361,11869.38%4,22353%16 to 1