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43 Colleges
16,786 Yearly Graduations
$66,067 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,534 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly business graduations, Maryland is ranked #21 in the country with 16,786 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $16,517 per year to get their degree at a college in Maryland, while out of state students will pay an average of $21,680 per year.

An estimated 45% of college students in Maryland take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,383 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
4,913 Yearly Degrees
$7,560 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 58,281 students at UMGC in total, 46,162 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,472 are full-time. It takes the average UMGC undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,749 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMGC is $43,200.

#2

University of Maryland - College Park

College Park, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
2,592 Yearly Degrees
$10,779 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 30,511 undergraduates at UMCP, of which 28,390 are full-time, and there are 40,743 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 45%. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

Roughly 31% of students at UMCP take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,322 a year. UMCP has a 2.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UMCP with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $47,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,553 Yearly Degrees
$55,350 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,256 undergraduates at Johns Hopkins, of which 5,762 are full-time, and there are 27,079 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Johns Hopkins is 4.1 years.

Only 13% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,361 a year. Johns Hopkins has a 1.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Johns Hopkins is $62,700.

#4

Towson University

Towson, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
944 Yearly Degrees
$10,198 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 22,709 students at Towson in total, 19,619 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 17,209 are full-time. It takes the average Towson undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,308 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Towson with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Strayer University - Maryland

Suitland, Maryland
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
600 Yearly Degrees
$13,515 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,224 students at Strayer University - Maryland in total, 2,684 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 279 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 34 to 1.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,268 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Strayer University - Maryland with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Loyola University Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
576 Yearly Degrees
$50,100 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,473 students at Loyola Maryland in total, 3,925 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,883 are full-time. For undergraduates at Loyola Maryland, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,102 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Loyola Maryland is $50,700.

#7

Montgomery College

Rockville, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
486 Yearly Degrees
$10,254 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,305 full-time undergraduates at Montgomery College, and 21,260 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 11% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,898 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Montgomery College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
450 Yearly Degrees
$8,240 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,655 students at AACC in total, 3,604 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 11% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,750 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from AACC is $29,700.

#9

University of Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
396 Yearly Degrees
$9,096 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,476 students at UB in total, 2,097 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,192 are full-time. For undergraduates at UB, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,534 a year. UB has a 7.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,300 during the early-career years.

#10

Salisbury University

Salisbury, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
370 Yearly Degrees
$10,044 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,686 undergraduates at Salisbury, of which 7,090 are full-time, and there are 8,617 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Salisbury is 4.3 years.

About 65% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 52% of students at Salisbury take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,744 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,800 during the early-career years.

#11

Morgan State University

Baltimore, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
321 Yearly Degrees
$8,009 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,763 students at Morgan State in total, 6,461 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,759 are full-time. For undergraduates at Morgan State, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

76% of Morgan State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,089 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Morgan State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
255 Yearly Degrees
$6,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Community College of Baltimore County is 17,732, which includes 5,053 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 29% of students at CCBC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,033 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,700 during the early-career years.

#13

Bowie State University

Bowie, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
252 Yearly Degrees
$8,445 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,227 undergraduates at Bowie State University, of which 4,329 are full-time, and there are 6,171 students altogether. For undergraduates at Bowie State University, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

About 36% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Roughly 70% of students at Bowie State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,232 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Bowie State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Mount St Mary's University

Emmitsburg, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
245 Yearly Degrees
$42,590 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,898 undergraduates at Mount St Mary’s University, of which 1,762 are full-time, and there are 2,362 students altogether. It takes the average Mount St Mary’s University undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

73% of Mount St Mary’s University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,964 a year. Mount St Mary’s University has a 4.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Mount St Mary’s University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Frostburg State University

Frostburg, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
238 Yearly Degrees
$9,410 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,429 undergraduates at Frostburg State, of which 3,522 are full-time, and there are 5,178 students altogether. It takes the average Frostburg State undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

67% of Frostburg State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,067 a year. Frostburg State has a 8.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,600 during the early-career years.

#16

College of Southern Maryland

La Plata, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
227 Yearly Degrees
$6,870 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,351 students at CSM in total, 2,257 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

14% of CSM students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,430 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CSM is $27,800.

#17

Frederick Community College

Frederick, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
210 Yearly Degrees
$7,228 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,843 full-time undergraduates at Frederick Community College, and 6,129 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

15% of Frederick Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,950 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Frederick Community College is $27,700.

#18

Harford Community College

Bel Air, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
200 Yearly Degrees
$6,065 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Harford Community College is 5,705, which includes 1,932 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 17% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,057 a year. Harford Community College has a 8.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Harford Community College is $26,100.

Public Public vs. Private
200 Yearly Degrees
$12,028 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,602 students at UMBC in total, 11,060 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,436 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 49% are men and 51% are women.

Roughly 34% of students at UMBC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,446 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMBC is $40,800.

#20

Howard Community College

Columbia, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
195 Yearly Degrees
$7,029 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,194 full-time undergraduates at HCC, and 9,110 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 12% of students at HCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,076 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from HCC is $30,100.

Public Public vs. Private
183 Yearly Degrees
$6,050 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,508 full-time undergraduates at PGCC, and 11,788 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 22% of students at PGCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,593 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,200 during the early-career years.

#22

Stevenson University

Stevenson, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
163 Yearly Degrees
$37,142 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,579 students at Stevenson in total, 3,107 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,724 are full-time. For undergraduates at Stevenson, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,909 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,400 during the early-career years.

#23

United States Naval Academy

Annapolis, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
138 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at United States Naval Academy is 4,538, which includes 4,538 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

The acceptance rate at Annapolis is 8%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Around 72% of accepted students are men, and 28% are women.

#24

Hagerstown Community College

Hagerstown, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
106 Yearly Degrees
$6,405 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Hagerstown Community College is 3,848, which includes 1,061 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 34% of students at HCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,252 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,900 during the early-career years.

#25

Washington College

Chestertown, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
104 Yearly Degrees
$48,814 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,265 full-time undergraduates at Washington College, and 1,288 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

About 48% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

72% of Washington College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,524 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Washington College is $38,900.

Other Maryland Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Hood College 97
27 University of Maryland Eastern Shore 81
28 McDaniel College 78
29 Cecil College 76
30 Baltimore City Community College 74
31 Allegany College of Maryland 66
32 Carroll Community College 65
33 Wor-Wic Community College 49
34 Goucher College 48
35 Coppin State University 39
36 Notre Dame of Maryland University 36
36 St Mary’s College of Maryland 36
38 Chesapeake College 30
39 Washington Adventist University 25
40 Garrett College 23
41 Capitol Technology University 22
42 University of Maryland - Baltimore 18
43 Maryland Institute College of Art 6

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