Public Colleges in Maryland

The 2021 Directory of Maryland Public Colleges and Costs

Maryland Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

How much does it cost to attend public college in Maryland?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Maryland was $6,613 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a change of $128 from the 2018-2019 average of $6,485 and represents a 1.97% annual increase. The list of Maryland public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Maryland and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 29 public 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. St Mary's College of Maryland is the most expensive public school in Maryland with an in-state tuition of $12,116.

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
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
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
Hagerstown Community College

Hagerstown, Maryland

$5,835 NA NA
Harford Community College

Bel Air, Maryland

$5,427 NA NA
Howard Community College

Columbia, Maryland

$5,616 NA NA
Montgomery College

Rockville, Maryland

$8,070 NA NA
Morgan State University

Baltimore, Maryland

$5,477 25 4
Prince George's Community College

Largo, Maryland

$4,848 NA NA
Salisbury University

Salisbury, Maryland

$7,264 NA NA
St Mary's College of Maryland

St. Mary's City, Maryland

$12,116 74 72