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 2016-2017 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 $14,884 from the 2015-2016 average of $0 and represents a ?% 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 33,501 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, 1,546 Students
$6,750 n/a n/a
Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold, 4,257 Students
$6,240 n/a n/a
Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore, 1,291 Students
$2,208 n/a n/a
Bowie State University
Bowie, 4,007 Students
$5,321 36 67
Capitol College
Laurel, 450 Students
$23,472 34 41
Carroll Community College
Westminster, 1,297 Students
$4,608 n/a n/a
Cecil College
North East, 1,003 Students
$5,910 n/a n/a
Chesapeake College
Wye Mills, 706 Students
$4,512 n/a n/a
College of Southern Maryland
La Plata, 3,060 Students
$5,112 n/a n/a
Coppin State University
Baltimore, 2,144 Students
$4,380 36 74
DeVry University Maryland
Bethesda, 50 Students
$15,835 n/a n/a
Fortis College Landover
Landover, 514 Students
$13,622 n/a n/a
Frederick Community College
Frederick, 2,057 Students
$6,216 n/a n/a
Frostburg State University
Frostburg, 4,414 Students
$6,340 42 69
Garrett College
McHenry, 549 Students
$6,300 n/a n/a
Goucher College
Baltimore, 1,583 Students
$42,600 n/a n/a
Hagerstown Community College
Hagerstown, 1,090 Students
$4,758 n/a n/a
Harford Community College
Bel Air, 2,395 Students
$5,064 n/a n/a
Hood College
Frederick, 1,344 Students
$36,000 n/a n/a
Howard Community College
Columbia, 3,663 Students
$5,208 n/a n/a