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Cheapest Colleges in Maryland by In State Tuition

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 tuition. 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 tuition 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.

The most affordable four year colleges in Maryland are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2016/2017 school year.

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 tuition of $4,368.

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 Tuition
In State Tuition College Rating $Value
$4,368
In State Tuition
1) Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary
Capitol Heights, Private Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$4,380
In State Tuition
2) Coppin State University
Baltimore, Public Not For Profit
34 72
$5,105
In State Tuition
3) University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, Public Not For Profit
39 64
$5,161
In State Tuition
4) Morgan State University
Baltimore, Public Not For Profit
30 51
$5,321
In State Tuition
5) Bowie State University
Bowie, Public Not For Profit
41 71
$6,340
In State Tuition
6) Frostburg State University
Frostburg, Public Not For Profit
46 71
$6,560
In State Tuition
7) Towson University
Towson, Public Not For Profit
55 74
$6,610
In State Tuition
8) University of Baltimore
Baltimore, Public Not For Profit
35 58
$6,816
In State Tuition
9) University of Maryland University College
Adelphi, Public Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$6,846
In State Tuition
10) Salisbury University
Salisbury, Public Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$8,204
In State Tuition
11) University of Maryland Baltimore County
Baltimore, Public Not For Profit
74 80
$8,315
In State Tuition
12) University of Maryland College Park
College Park, Public Not For Profit
90 83
$9,480
In State Tuition
13) University of Phoenix Maryland Campus
Columbia, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$9,630
In State Tuition
14) Sojourner Douglass College
Baltimore, Private Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$11,400
In State Tuition
15) Ner Israel Rabbinical College
Baltimore, Private Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$11,418
In State Tuition
16) St Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, Public Not For Profit
66 74
$12,990
In State Tuition
17) Washington Bible College Capital Bible Seminary
Lanham, Private Not For Profit
n/a n/a
$13,356
In State Tuition
18) Kaplan University Hagerstown Campus
Hagerstown, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$15,835
In State Tuition
19) DeVry University Maryland
Bethesda, Private For Profit
n/a n/a
$21,800
In State Tuition
20) Washington Adventist University
Takoma Park, Private Not For Profit
39 57