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
The Community College of Baltimore County

Baltimore, Maryland

$6,110 NA NA
Towson University

Towson, Maryland

$6,962 55 45
United States Naval Academy

Annapolis, Maryland

$0 94 NA
University of Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland

$7,014 55 21
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Princess Anne, Maryland

$5,418 31 8
University of Maryland Baltimore County

Baltimore, Maryland

$8,704 66 66
University of Maryland College Park

College Park, Maryland

$8,824 81 82
University of Maryland University College

Adelphi, Maryland

$7,200 NA NA
Wor Wic Community College

Salisbury, Maryland

$5,784 NA NA