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Cheapest Colleges in Maryland by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Maryland these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Maryland list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Maryland tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Maryland are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2016/2017 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Maryland? Leading the colleges list is Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary in Capitol Heights with an in state total cost of $13,819.

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 rating methodology.

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.

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Maryland's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
In State Total Cost College Rating $Value
$13,819
In State Total Cost
1) Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary
Capitol Heights, Private Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$17,310
In State Total Cost
2) University of Phoenix Maryland Campus
Columbia, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$17,990
In State Total Cost
3) Coppin State University
Baltimore, Public Not For Profit
36 74
$18,250
In State Total Cost
4) Ner Israel Rabbinical College
Baltimore, Private Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$18,692
In State Total Cost
5) University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, Public Not For Profit
35 60
$18,930
In State Total Cost
6) Sojourner Douglass College
Baltimore, Private Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$19,245
In State Total Cost
7) Kaplan University Hagerstown Campus
Hagerstown, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$19,414
In State Total Cost
8) Frostburg State University
Frostburg, Public Not For Profit
42 69
$20,280
In State Total Cost
9) Bowie State University
Bowie, Public Not For Profit
36 67
$20,490
In State Total Cost
10) Washington Bible College Capital Bible Seminary
Lanham, Private Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$20,626
In State Total Cost
11) Morgan State University
Baltimore, Public Not For Profit
25 41
$22,014
In State Total Cost
12) Salisbury University
Salisbury, Public Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$22,242
In State Total Cost
13) Towson University
Towson, Public Not For Profit
57 76
$22,606
In State Total Cost
14) University of Maryland University College
Adelphi, Public Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$23,459
In State Total Cost
15) University of Maryland College Park
College Park, Public Not For Profit
90 83
$24,032
In State Total Cost
16) University of Maryland Baltimore County
Baltimore, Public Not For Profit
73 80
$24,396
In State Total Cost
17) University of Baltimore
Baltimore, Public Not For Profit
40 63
$24,829
In State Total Cost
18) DeVry University Maryland
Bethesda, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$25,785
In State Total Cost
19) ITT Technical Institute Owings Mills
Owings Mills, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$25,785
In State Total Cost
20) ITT Technical Institute Hanover
Hanover, Private For Profit
n/a n/a