Colleges in Columbia, Maryland Statistics

Columbia is a city in Maryland. According to 2019 Census data, the population is 103,991 (estimated). For the academic year 2019-2020, three colleges are active for serving college programs in Columbia, Maryland. In addition, there are 49 colleges located within 30 miles from Columbia.
By school types, there are one public and two private schools. By school levels, there are one 4-years (or high) schools and two 2-4 years schools (community colleges) based on the IPEDS data.
All Three schools offer undergraduate programs and one schools offer graduate programs. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the schools in Columbia, Maryland is $9,845 for Maryland residents and $17,296 for out-of-state students.
A total of 10,437 students enrolled in schools in Columbia, Maryland, of which 3,789 students enrolled in online degree programs exclusively. The average student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

Colleges in Columbi Comparison Table

The following table lists 3 colleges located in Columbia and 47 schools near Columbia, Maryland ordered by distance from Columbia. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
You can sort the table by column by clicking/touching column titles. The colleges in light blue rows are located in the city limit and other schools are not located in, but near the city.
All SchoolsPublicPrivate4 Years CollegeCommunity CollegesTechnical Colleges
College NameDistance From ColumbiaUndergraduate Tuition & FeesPopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty RatioGraduate Tuition & FeesAverage Financial Aid
Howard Community College
Columbia, MD
Public, 2-4 years
valid
1.37 miles$8,6499,56626%15 to 1-$3,648
Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia
Columbia, MD
Private, 2-4 years
valid
2.15 miles$30,76887069%20 to 1-$4,515
Maryland University of Integrative Health
Laurel, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
2.85 miles$22,035815--$22,786-
Paul Mitchell the School-Jessup
Jessup, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
4.46 miles$16,80013861%20 to 1-$4,516
Aspen Beauty Academy of Laurel
Laurel, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
7.24 miles$15,9008042%18 to 1-$5,218
University of Maryland-Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
8.80 miles$25,05413,49770%17 to 1$21,078$8,971
North American Trade Schools
Baltimore, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
9.56 miles$18,06462782%15 to 1-$6,265
Cortiva Institute-Baltimore
Linthicum, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
10.05 miles$12,40131676%24 to 1-$3,126
Capitol Technology University
Laurel, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
10.64 miles$26,87475448%15 to 1$11,786$14,470
Empire Beauty School-Glen Burnie
Glen Burnie, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
13.00 miles$19,2608027%20 to 1-$4,362
Coppin State University
Baltimore, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
13.19 miles$13,1132,34830%12 to 1$12,978$7,769
Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore, MD
Public, 2-4 years
valid
13.37 miles$7,3944,18118%14 to 1-$4,132
Bowie State University
Bowie, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
13.68 miles$19,1366,25043%16 to 1$15,281$7,680
University of Maryland, Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
13.94 miles$40,0137,137-7 to 1$34,877$8,464
Women's Institute of Torah Seminary
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
14.03 miles$10,36614720%10 to 1-$1,697
Ner Israel Rabbinical College
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
14.15 miles$12,90047150%19 to 1$12,900$11,365
Yeshiva College of the Nations Capital
Silver Spring, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
14.29 miles$10,6003133%4 to 1-$12,182
Baltimore Studio of Hair Design
Baltimore, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
14.33 miles$18,1502292%25 to 1-$5,462
University System of Maryland-Research Centers
Adelphi, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
14.47 miles------
Maryland Institute College of Art
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
14.79 miles$49,1901,89273%8 to 1$49,190$21,833
University System of Maryland
Baltimore, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
14.82 miles------
University of Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
14.89 miles$21,4564,16934%13 to 1$21,614$5,022
Empire Beauty School-Owings Mills
Owings Mills, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
14.99 miles$19,2607431%13 to 1-$4,556
University of Maryland-College Park
College Park, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
15.38 miles$36,89140,70987%17 to 1$30,885$10,156
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
15.52 miles$54,16028,89094%6 to 1$59,425$45,081
Columbia Institute
Silver Spring, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
15.54 miles$9,94011264%12 to 1-$4,461
Bais HaMedrash and Mesivta of Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
15.85 miles$13,1006050%12 to 1-$10,537
Montgomery Beauty School
Silver Spring, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
15.87 miles$22,20011467%20 to 1-$2,102
Holistic Massage Training Institute
Baltimore, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
16.10 miles$16,98833100%3 to 1-$3,083
Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
16.22 miles$51,1005,28281%12 to 1$17,970$28,139
Notre Dame of Maryland University
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
16.49 miles$39,6752,23349%7 to 1$11,046$23,425
Omega Studios' School of Applied Recording Arts & Sciences
Rockville, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
16.58 miles$33,4249569%5 to 1-$3,114
Washington Adventist University
Takoma Park, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
16.64 miles$25,20096842%11 to 1$11,500$13,298
Hair Expressions Academy
Rockville, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
16.80 miles$16,8009079%20 to 1-$3,638
Hair Academy Inc-New Carrollton
New Carrollton, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
16.90 miles$19,65039450%25 to 1-$2,371
Fortis College-Landover
Landover, MD
Private, 2-4 years
valid
17.33 miles$15,72671267%25 to 1-$4,779
Fortis College-Landover
Landover, MD
Private, 2-4 years
valid
17.33 miles$14,881541-18 to 1-$4,412
All-State Career-Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
17.40 miles$10,82052556%21 to 1-$4,458
Stevenson University
Stevenson, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
17.48 miles$37,8683,49262%15 to 1$8,340$21,158
Montgomery College
Rockville, MD
Public, 2-4 years
valid
17.58 miles$14,06120,03728%17 to 1-$4,295
Morgan State University
Baltimore, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
17.70 miles$20,2517,63446%13 to 1$17,339$7,488
Faith Theological Seminary
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
18.00 miles$8,392117-8 to 1$7,510$3,683
Towson University
Towson, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
18.83 miles$24,33421,91773%16 to 1$18,972$9,405
SANS Technology Institute
Bethesda, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
19.29 miles$13,749567-5 to 1$13,750-
Fortis Institute-Towson
Towson, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
19.55 miles$15,65155834%43 to 1-$4,794
The Catholic University of America
Washington, DC
Private, 4 years
four-years
19.90 miles$49,4165,36674%11 to 1$50,340$27,451
University of Maryland Global Campus
Adelphi, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
19.91 miles$12,33658,52618%19 to 1$12,132$3,803
Maryland Beauty Academy of Essex
Baltimore, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
19.93 miles$18,1504487%25 to 1-$4,984
Bennett Career Institute
Washington, DC
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
19.93 miles$19,05026758%20 to 1-$4,713
Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family
Washington, DC
Private, 4 years
four-years
19.94 miles$19,37474--$19,725-
Average-$17,29610,43740%12 to 1$17,760$3,539