Community Colleges in Maryland

The 2022 Directory of Maryland Community Colleges and Costs

Maryland Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend community college in Maryland?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Maryland was $6,560 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a change of $108 from the 2019-2020 average of $6,452 and represents a 1.67% 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 6,902 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,070. Montgomery College is the most expensive community school in Maryland with an in-state tuition of $8,070.

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 2020-2021 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

$7,230 NA NA
Baltimore City Community College

Baltimore, Maryland

$2,640 NA NA
Carroll Community College

Westminster, Maryland

$5,232 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

$5,496 NA NA
Frederick Community College

Frederick, Maryland

$6,720 NA NA
Garrett College

McHenry, Maryland

$7,644 NA NA
Hagerstown Community College

Hagerstown, Maryland

$5,760 NA NA
Harford Community College

Bel Air, Maryland

$5,427 NA NA
Howard Community College

Columbia, Maryland

$5,736 NA NA
Montgomery College

Rockville, Maryland

$8,070 NA NA
Prince George's Community College

Largo, Maryland

$4,848 NA NA
The Community College of Baltimore County

Baltimore, Maryland

$6,266 NA NA
Wor Wic Community College

Salisbury, Maryland

$5,952 NA NA