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Maryland Business Colleges

43 Colleges
16,786 Yearly Graduations
$67,103 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,355 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 16,786 students received a business degree from a college in Maryland, making it rank #21 in terms of graduations. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $16,776 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $22,000 a year.

An estimated 42% of college students in Maryland take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,589 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

The total student population at University of Maryland Global Campus is 58,526, of which 47,080 students are undergraduates and of those, 10,425 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMGC is 5.0 years.

Roughly 27% of students at UMGC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,996 a year. UMGC has a 6.1% 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 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

The total student population at University of Maryland - College Park is 40,709, of which 30,875 students are undergraduates and of those, 28,160 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at UMCP. The freshman retention rate is 95%.

About 51% of students who apply get accepted. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Approximately 27% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,474 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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
$54,160 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,331 undergraduates at Johns Hopkins, of which 5,766 are full-time, and there are 28,890 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Johns Hopkins is 97%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Only 11% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

Approximately 16% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,625 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Johns Hopkins with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $62,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Towson University

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

There are 18,730 undergraduates at Towson, of which 16,238 are full-time, and there are 21,917 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Towson is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 79%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

53% of Towson students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,604 a year. Towson has a 3.8% 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 $40,700 during the early-career years.

#5

Strayer University - Maryland

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

The total student population at Strayer University - Maryland is 2,760, of which 2,344 students are undergraduates and of those, 253 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 28 to 1.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $11,710 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,100 during the early-career years.

#6

Loyola University Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
576 Yearly Degrees
$51,100 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Loyola University Maryland is 5,282, of which 3,822 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,736 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

57% of Loyola Maryland students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,154 a year. Loyola Maryland has a 2.3% 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 $50,700 during the early-career years.

#7

Montgomery College

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

There are 20,037 students at Montgomery College in total, 6,902 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 9% of students at Montgomery College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,543 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Montgomery College is $30,700.

#8

Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
450 Yearly Degrees
$8,540 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Anne Arundel Community College is 11,948, which includes 3,188 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

9% of AACC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,230 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from AACC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

University of Baltimore

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

There are 4,169 students at UB in total, 1,899 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,050 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,939 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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 8,124 students at Salisbury in total, 7,150 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,621 are full-time. For undergraduates at Salisbury, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

49% of Salisbury students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,254 a year. Salisbury has a 3.5% 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 $38,800 during the early-career years.

#11

Morgan State University

Baltimore, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
321 Yearly Degrees
$7,628 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Morgan State University is 7,634, of which 6,270 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,581 are full-time. For undergraduates at Morgan State, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

Approximately 79% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,237 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,900 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
255 Yearly Degrees
$6,918 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 17,573 students at CCBC in total, 4,901 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,951 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%.

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

#13

Bowie State University

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

The total student population at Bowie State University is 6,250, of which 5,354 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,429 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at Bowie State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,768 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.7% 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
$43,650 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,071 undergraduates at The Mount, of which 1,912 are full-time, and there are 2,560 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at The Mount take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,051 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

#15

Frostburg State University

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

There are 4,857 students at Frostburg State in total, 4,119 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,221 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Frostburg State is 4.6 years.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

Roughly 59% of students at Frostburg State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,036 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.7% is close to the national average 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 6,164 students at CSM in total, 2,001 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

11% of CSM students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,331 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from CSM with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Frederick Community College

Frederick, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
210 Yearly Degrees
$7,396 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,756 students at Frederick Community College in total, 1,719 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 13% of students at Frederick Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,274 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Frederick Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Harford Community College

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

There are 5,256 students at Harford Community College in total, 1,750 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,912 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.6% is close to the national average 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
$9,420 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,497 students at UMBC in total, 10,932 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,220 are full-time. It takes the average UMBC undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 51% are women.

Roughly 33% of students at UMBC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,902 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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
$7,218 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,566 students at HCC in total, 2,683 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 10% of students at HCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,886 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from HCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
183 Yearly Degrees
$6,026 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Prince George’s Community College is 11,357, which includes 3,504 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

17% of PGCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,810 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from PGCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Stevenson University

Stevenson, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
163 Yearly Degrees
$37,868 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,027 undergraduates at Stevenson, of which 2,680 are full-time, and there are 3,492 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

69% of Stevenson students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,675 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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 4,594, which includes 4,594 full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Annapolis undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

The acceptance rate at Annapolis is 9%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Around 70% of accepted students are men, and 30% are women.

#24

Hagerstown Community College

Hagerstown, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
106 Yearly Degrees
$6,360 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,433 students at HCC in total, 1,193 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 22% of students at HCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,315 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% 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
$48,214 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,089 students at Washington College in total, 1,075 are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Washington College, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

66% of Washington College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,820 a year. Washington College has a 2.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Washington College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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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