College Costs in Maryland

The 2021 Directory of Maryland Colleges and Prices

Maryland Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

How much does it cost to attend college in Maryland?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Maryland was $16,005 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is $1,340 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Maryland in the middle of the pack as the 19th most expensive and 34th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of ($309) from the 2018-2019 average of $16,314 and represents a -1.89% annual decline. The list of Maryland colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 50 colleges and universities in Maryland, the most popular being University of Maryland College Park with 36,603 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,824. Johns Hopkins University is the most expensive in Maryland with an in-state tuition of $55,350.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Maryland Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Allegany College of Maryland

Cumberland, Maryland

$7,200 NA NA
Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland

$6,930 NA NA
Baltimore City Community College

Baltimore, Maryland

$2,640 NA NA
Bowie State University

Bowie, Maryland

$5,646 32 13
Capitol College

Laurel, Maryland

$25,324 46 16
Carroll Community College

Westminster, Maryland

$5,016 NA NA
Cecil College

North East, Maryland

$6,960 NA NA
Chesapeake College

Wye Mills, Maryland

$4,632 NA NA
College of Southern Maryland

La Plata, Maryland

$5,496 NA NA
Coppin State University

Baltimore, Maryland

$4,648 37 41
DeVry University Maryland

Bethesda, Maryland

$15,835 NA NA
Fortis College Landover

Landover, Maryland

$15,411 NA NA
Frederick Community College

Frederick, Maryland

$6,552 NA NA
Frostburg State University

Frostburg, Maryland

$6,700 39 17
Garrett College

McHenry, Maryland

$7,168 NA NA
Goucher College

Baltimore, Maryland

$44,324 63 68
Hagerstown Community College

Hagerstown, Maryland

$5,835 NA NA
Harford Community College

Bel Air, Maryland

$5,427 NA NA
Hood College

Frederick, Maryland

$40,460 NA NA
Howard Community College

Columbia, Maryland

$5,616 NA NA