Best Value Colleges in Maryland by Academic Quality per Dollar

These are the Maryland schools which appear on CollegeCalc's Best Value Colleges in America ranking and represent the colleges providing the finest education balanced against an affordable average net price. The best value in Maryland ranking goes to University of Maryland College Park with a 90th percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $14,833 average net price.

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 rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Maryland's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
Average Net Price College Rating $Value
Average Net Price
1) University of Maryland College Park
College Park, Public Not For Profit
90 83
Average Net Price
2) Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Private Not For Profit
98 74
Average Net Price
3) St Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, Public Not For Profit
66 74
Average Net Price
4) St John's College
Annapolis, Private Not For Profit
85 61
Average Net Price
5) Maryland Institute College of Art
Baltimore, Private Not For Profit
78 50
Average Net Price
6) University of Maryland Baltimore County
Baltimore, Public Not For Profit
74 80