Maryland In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Maryland by In State Total Cost for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Maryland by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Maryland these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Maryland list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Maryland tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Maryland are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2018/2019 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Maryland? Leading the colleges list is Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary in Capitol Heights with an in state total cost of $14,741.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. 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 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Maryland's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary

Capitol Heights, Private Not For Profit

$14,741 NA NA
#2 University of Phoenix Maryland Campus

Columbia, Private For Profit

$17,310 NA NA
#3 Sojourner Douglass College

Baltimore, Private Not For Profit

$18,930 NA NA
#4 Ner Israel Rabbinical College

Baltimore, Private Not For Profit

$19,250 NA NA
#5 Purdue Global Hagerstown Campus

Hagerstown, Private For Profit

$19,302 NA NA
#6 Morgan State University

Baltimore, Public Not For Profit

$20,122 25 4
#7 Coppin State University

Baltimore, Public Not For Profit

$20,419 37 41
#8 Washington Bible College Capital Bible Seminary

Lanham, Private Not For Profit

$20,490 NA NA
#9 University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Princess Anne, Public Not For Profit

$20,643 31 8
#10 Frostburg State University

Frostburg, Public Not For Profit

$21,592 39 17
#11 Bowie State University

Bowie, Public Not For Profit

$22,420 32 13
#12 University of Maryland University College

Adelphi, Public Not For Profit

$22,990 NA NA
#13 Salisbury University

Salisbury, Public Not For Profit

$23,704 NA NA
#14 Towson University

Towson, Public Not For Profit

$24,124 55 45
#15 DeVry University Maryland

Bethesda, Private For Profit

$24,829 NA NA
#16 University of Maryland College Park

College Park, Public Not For Profit

$25,344 81 82
#17 University of Maryland Baltimore County

Baltimore, Public Not For Profit

$25,978 66 66
#18 St Mary's College of Maryland

St. Mary's City, Public Not For Profit

$29,519 74 72
#19 University of Baltimore

Baltimore, Public Not For Profit

$30,046 55 21
#20 Washington Adventist University

Takoma Park, Private Not For Profit

$35,616 53 48
#21 Capitol College

Laurel, Private Not For Profit

$40,662 46 16
#22 St John's College

Annapolis, Private Not For Profit

$49,251 68 92
#23 Notre Dame of Maryland University

Baltimore, Private Not For Profit

$51,780 59 85
#24 Stevenson University

Stevenson, Private Not For Profit

$52,366 52 34
#25 Hood College

Frederick, Private Not For Profit

$55,188 NA NA
#26 Mount St Mary's University

Emmitsburg, Private Not For Profit

$57,220 57 48
#27 McDaniel College

Westminster, Private Not For Profit

$57,512 NA NA
#28 Goucher College

Baltimore, Private Not For Profit

$61,350 63 68
#29 Washington College

Chestertown, Private Not For Profit

$63,036 NA NA
#30 Maryland Institute College of Art

Baltimore, Private Not For Profit

$65,550 65 24
#31 Loyola University Maryland

Baltimore, Private Not For Profit

$66,060 NA NA
#32 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Private Not For Profit

$72,910 97 97