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Maryland Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in Maryland?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Maryland was $15,236 for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is $1,294 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Maryland in the middle of the pack as the 17th most expensive and 36th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $352 from the 2015-2016 average of $14,884 and represents a 2.36% annual increase. The list of Maryland colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 50 colleges and universities in Maryland, the most popular being University of Maryland College Park with 34,444 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,315. Johns Hopkins University is the most expensive in Maryland with an in-state tuition of $50,410.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Maryland colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Maryland or cheap Maryland colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Explore Maryland Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Allegany College of Maryland
Cumberland, 1,419 Students
$6,750 - -
Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold, 3,907 Students
$6,240 - -
Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore, 1,329 Students
$2,208 - -
Bowie State University
Bowie, 4,351 Students
$5,321 41 71
Capitol College
Laurel, 463 Students
$23,472 36 45
Carroll Community College
Westminster, 1,164 Students
$4,608 - -
Cecil College
North East, 947 Students
$5,910 - -
Chesapeake College
Wye Mills, 666 Students
$4,512 - -
College of Southern Maryland
La Plata, 2,945 Students
$5,112 - -
Coppin State University
Baltimore, 2,021 Students
$4,380 34 72
DeVry University Maryland
Bethesda, 50 Students
$15,835 - -
Fortis College Landover
Landover, 619 Students
$13,622 - -
Frederick Community College
Frederick, 1,996 Students
$6,216 - -
Frostburg State University
Frostburg, 4,384 Students
$6,340 46 71
Garrett College
McHenry, 523 Students
$6,300 - -
Goucher College
Baltimore, 1,580 Students
$42,600 - -
Hagerstown Community College
Hagerstown, 1,065 Students
$4,758 - -
Harford Community College
Bel Air, 2,214 Students
$5,064 - -
Hood College
Frederick, 1,266 Students
$36,000 - -
Howard Community College
Columbia, 3,582 Students
$5,208 - -

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