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 $14,884 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is $1,298 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Maryland in the middle of the pack as the 18th most expensive and 35th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $472 from the 2014-2015 average of $14,412 and represents a 3.28% annual increase. The list of Maryland colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 52 colleges and universities in Maryland, the most popular being University of Maryland College Park with 32,938 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,152. Johns Hopkins University is the most expensive in Maryland with an in-state tuition of $48,710.

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 2015-2016 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Explore Maryland Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Allegany College of Maryland
Cumberland, 1,661 Students
$6,420 n/a n/a
Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold, 4,442 Students
$6,060 n/a n/a
Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore, 1,683 Students
$2,208 n/a n/a
Bowie State University
Bowie, 4,188 Students
$5,218 39 70
Capitol College
Laurel, 427 Students
$22,788 31 36
Carroll Community College
Westminster, 1,352 Students
$4,344 n/a n/a
Cecil College
North East, 1,011 Students
$5,700 n/a n/a
Chesapeake College
Wye Mills, 790 Students
$4,392 n/a n/a
College of Southern Maryland
La Plata, 3,087 Students
$4,968 n/a n/a
Coppin State University
Baltimore, 2,197 Students
$4,294 n/a n/a
DeVry University Maryland
Bethesda, 50 Students
$15,835 n/a n/a
Fortis College Landover
Landover, 499 Students
$14,863 n/a n/a
Frederick Community College
Frederick, 2,061 Students
$6,048 n/a n/a
Frostburg State University
Frostburg, 4,437 Students
$6,214 45 71
Garrett College
McHenry, 577 Students
$6,160 n/a n/a
Goucher College
Baltimore, 1,589 Students
$41,400 n/a n/a
Hagerstown Community College
Hagerstown, 1,174 Students
$4,758 n/a n/a
Harford Community College
Bel Air, 2,524 Students
$4,872 n/a n/a
Hood College
Frederick, 1,411 Students
$34,630 n/a n/a
Howard Community College
Columbia, 3,729 Students
$5,160 n/a n/a

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