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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 2017/2018 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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 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
- -
$17,310
In State Total Cost
2) University of Phoenix Maryland Campus
Columbia, Private For Profit
- -
$18,026
In State Total Cost
3) Coppin State University
Baltimore, Public Not For Profit
34 72
$18,750
In State Total Cost
4) Ner Israel Rabbinical College
Baltimore, Private Not For Profit
- -
$18,930
In State Total Cost
5) Sojourner Douglass College
Baltimore, Private Not For Profit
- -
$19,223
In State Total Cost
6) Purdue Global Hagerstown Campus
Hagerstown, Private For Profit
- -
$19,665
In State Total Cost
7) University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, Public Not For Profit
39 64
$19,836
In State Total Cost
8) Frostburg State University
Frostburg, Public Not For Profit
46 71
$20,052
In State Total Cost
9) Morgan State University
Baltimore, Public Not For Profit
30 51
$20,490
In State Total Cost
10) Washington Bible College Capital Bible Seminary
Lanham, Private Not For Profit
- -
$21,110
In State Total Cost
11) Bowie State University
Bowie, Public Not For Profit
41 71
$22,362
In State Total Cost
12) Salisbury University
Salisbury, Public Not For Profit
- -
$22,726
In State Total Cost
13) University of Maryland University College
Adelphi, Public Not For Profit
- -
$22,958
In State Total Cost
14) Towson University
Towson, Public Not For Profit
55 74
$24,051
In State Total Cost
15) University of Maryland College Park
College Park, Public Not For Profit
90 83
$24,554
In State Total Cost
16) University of Maryland Baltimore County
Baltimore, Public Not For Profit
74 80
$24,624
In State Total Cost
17) University of Baltimore
Baltimore, Public Not For Profit
35 58
$24,829
In State Total Cost
18) DeVry University Maryland
Bethesda, Private For Profit
- -
$28,112
In State Total Cost
19) St Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, Public Not For Profit
66 74
$33,530
In State Total Cost
20) Washington Adventist University
Takoma Park, Private Not For Profit
39 57