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Maryland Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend community college in Maryland?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Maryland was $6,263 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $441 from the 2015-2016 average of $5,822 and represents a 7.57% annual increase. The list of Maryland community colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Community colleges, also known as junior colleges, provide an excellent money saving opportunity for those concerned with college costs. Many students are choosing to begin their education at community colleges for two years, taking advantage of their lower cost. Then after two years transferring to a full four year institution to pursue a full bachelors degree or higher. Most community colleges also have the benefit of open admission policies.  

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 16 community colleges and universities in Maryland, the most popular being Montgomery College with 7,571 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,830. Montgomery College is the most expensive community school in Maryland with an in-state tuition of $7,830.

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.

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, 1,095 Students
$6,990 - -
Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold, 3,661 Students
$6,570 - -
Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore, 1,547 Students
$2,640 - -
Carroll Community College
Westminster, 982 Students
$4,752 - -
Cecil College
North East, 782 Students
$6,780 - -
Chesapeake College
Wye Mills, 579 Students
$4,560 - -
College of Southern Maryland
La Plata, 2,490 Students
$5,328 - -
Frederick Community College
Frederick, 1,832 Students
$6,384 - -
Garrett College
McHenry, 421 Students
$6,720 - -
Hagerstown Community College
Hagerstown, 1,012 Students
$5,790 - -
Harford Community College
Bel Air, 1,993 Students
$5,268 - -
Howard Community College
Columbia, 3,271 Students
$5,424 - -
Montgomery College
Rockville, 7,571 Students
$7,830 - -
Prince George's Community College
Largo, 3,248 Students
$4,848 - -
The Community College of Baltimore County
Baltimore, 5,081 Students
$6,006 - -
Wor Wic Community College
Salisbury, 786 Students
$5,784 - -