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
#1 Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary

Capitol Heights, Private Not For Profit

$5,280 NA NA
#2 University of Phoenix Maryland Campus

Columbia, Private For Profit

$9,480 NA NA
#3 Sojourner Douglass College

Baltimore, Private Not For Profit

$9,630 NA NA
#4 Coppin State University

Baltimore, Public Not For Profit

$11,045 37 41
#5 University of Maryland University College

Adelphi, Public Not For Profit

$11,976 NA NA
#6 Ner Israel Rabbinical College

Baltimore, Private Not For Profit

$12,400 NA NA
#7 Washington Bible College Capital Bible Seminary

Lanham, Private Not For Profit

$12,990 NA NA
#8 Purdue Global Hagerstown Campus

Hagerstown, Private For Profit

$13,356 NA NA
#9 University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Princess Anne, Public Not For Profit

$15,828 31 8
#10 DeVry University Maryland

Bethesda, Private For Profit

$15,835 NA NA
#11 Morgan State University

Baltimore, Public Not For Profit

$15,949 25 4
#12 Bowie State University

Bowie, Public Not For Profit

$16,338 32 13
#13 Salisbury University

Salisbury, Public Not For Profit

$17,330 NA NA
#14 University of Baltimore

Baltimore, Public Not For Profit

$19,374 55 21
#15 Frostburg State University

Frostburg, Public Not For Profit

$20,800 39 17
#16 Towson University

Towson, Public Not For Profit

$21,098 55 45
#17 Washington Adventist University

Takoma Park, Private Not For Profit

$23,000 53 48
#18 University of Maryland Baltimore County

Baltimore, Public Not For Profit

$24,338 66 66
#19 Capitol College

Laurel, Private Not For Profit

$25,324 46 16
#20 St Mary's College of Maryland

St. Mary's City, Public Not For Profit

$28,192 74 72
#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