Maryland Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Maryland by Out of State Tuition for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Maryland by Out of State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university in Maryland but aren't a state resident, these are the least expensive out of state colleges to consider. Additionally, if you are a foreign citizen and cannot qualify for in-state tuition, these are the cheapest universities in Maryland for international students.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published out of state tuition. 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 out of state tuition 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.

The most affordable four year colleges in Maryland are listed by one year's out of state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Maryland? Leading the colleges list is Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary in Capitol Heights with an out of state tuition of $5,280.

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 Out of State Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#21 Stevenson University

Stevenson, Private Not For Profit

$34,528 52 34
#22 University of Maryland College Park

College Park, Public Not For Profit

$34,936 81 82
#23 St John's College

Annapolis, Private Not For Profit

$35,000 68 92
#24 Notre Dame of Maryland University

Baltimore, Private Not For Profit

$37,000 59 85
#25 Hood College

Frederick, Private Not For Profit

$40,460 NA NA
#26 Mount St Mary's University

Emmitsburg, Private Not For Profit

$41,170 57 48
#27 Goucher College

Baltimore, Private Not For Profit

$44,324 63 68
#28 McDaniel College

Westminster, Private Not For Profit

$44,540 NA NA
#29 Washington College

Chestertown, Private Not For Profit

$47,724 NA NA
#30 Maryland Institute College of Art

Baltimore, Private Not For Profit

$48,510 65 24
#31 Loyola University Maryland

Baltimore, Private Not For Profit

$48,700 NA NA
#32 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Private Not For Profit

$55,350 97 97