College Costs in Maryland

The 2023 Directory of Maryland Colleges and Prices

Maryland Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend college in Maryland?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Maryland was $16,630 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $1,500 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Maryland in the middle of the pack as the 17th most expensive and 36th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $275 from the 2019-2020 average of $16,355 and represents a 1.68% annual increase. The list of Maryland colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 49 colleges and universities in Maryland, the most popular being University of Maryland College Park with 36,431 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $9,000. Johns Hopkins University is the most expensive in Maryland with an in-state tuition of $58,720.

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.

<Academic 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Maryland Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Allegany College of Maryland

Cumberland, Maryland

$7,410 NA NA
Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland

$7,590 NA NA
Baltimore City Community College

Baltimore, Maryland

$2,640 NA NA
Bowie State University

Bowie, Maryland

$5,760 28 6
Capitol College

Laurel, Maryland

$25,830 NA NA
Carroll Community College

Westminster, Maryland

$5,400 NA NA
Cecil College

North East, Maryland

$7,050 NA NA
Chesapeake College

Wye Mills, Maryland

$4,632 NA NA
College of Southern Maryland

La Plata, Maryland

$5,640 NA NA
Coppin State University

Baltimore, Maryland

$4,741 41 55
DeVry University Maryland

Bethesda, Maryland

$15,835 NA NA
Fortis College Landover

Landover, Maryland

$15,411 NA NA
Frederick Community College

Frederick, Maryland

$6,768 NA NA
Frostburg State University

Frostburg, Maryland

$6,834 44 30
Garrett College

McHenry, Maryland

$7,980 NA NA
Goucher College

Baltimore, Maryland

$48,000 64 72
Hagerstown Community College

Hagerstown, Maryland

$5,760 NA NA
Harford Community College

Bel Air, Maryland

$5,427 NA NA
Hood College

Frederick, Maryland

$42,510 NA NA
Howard Community College

Columbia, Maryland

$5,880 NA NA