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28 Colleges
4,111 Yearly Graduations
$47,263 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,839 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly nursing graduations, Maryland is ranked #31 in the country with 4,111 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $11,816 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $16,625 a year.

About 38% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $5,960 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Maryland - Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
747 Yearly Degrees
$11,213 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Maryland - Baltimore is 6,777, of which 909 students are undergraduates and of those, 702 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 1.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $70,000 during the early-career years.

#2

Johns Hopkins University

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

There are 26,152 students at Johns Hopkins in total, 6,064 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,595 are full-time. For undergraduates at Johns Hopkins, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

The acceptance rate at Johns Hopkins is 13%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Roughly 34% of students at Johns Hopkins take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $62,700 during the early-career years.

#3

Towson University

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

The total student population at Towson University is 22,923, of which 19,818 students are undergraduates and of those, 17,350 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 77%. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

58% of Towson students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,308 a year. Towson has a 3.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national 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.

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

The total student population at Community College of Baltimore County is 18,830, which includes 5,081 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

29% of CCBC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

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

#5

Stevenson University

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

There are 3,615 students at Stevenson in total, 3,113 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,708 are full-time. It takes the average Stevenson undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 61% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

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

Students who graduate from Stevenson with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

The total student population at University of Maryland Global Campus is 60,603, of which 47,253 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,607 are full-time. For undergraduates at UMGC, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,749 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#7

Frostburg State University

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

There are 4,639 undergraduates at Frostburg State, of which 3,805 are full-time, and there are 5,295 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.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,067 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Frostburg State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Howard Community College

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

There are 9,211 students at HCC in total, 3,271 are full-time undergraduates. 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,100 during the early-career years.

#9

Notre Dame of Maryland University

Baltimore, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
145 Yearly Degrees
$38,340 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,371 students at NDMU in total, 836 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 594 are full-time. For undergraduates at NDMU, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,995 a year. NDMU has a 4.8% 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 NDMU is $42,400.

#10

Allegany College of Maryland

Cumberland, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
136 Yearly Degrees
$8,060 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,585 students at Allegany College of Maryland in total, 1,095 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 56% of students at Allegany College of Maryland take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,281 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Allegany College of Maryland is $24,300.

#11

Anne Arundel Community College

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

There are 12,886 students at AACC in total, 3,661 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

11% of AACC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,750 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,700 during the early-career years.

#12

Harford Community College

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

There are 5,865 students at Harford Community College in total, 1,993 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

17% of Harford Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,057 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,100 during the early-career years.

#13

Wor-Wic Community College

Salisbury, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
110 Yearly Degrees
$6,240 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,024 students at Wor-Wic Community College in total, 786 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $2,802 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Wor-Wic Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Montgomery College

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

The total student population at Montgomery College is 21,720, which includes 7,571 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

11% of Montgomery College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

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

#15

Hagerstown Community College

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

The total student population at Hagerstown Community College is 4,156, which includes 1,012 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

34% of HCC students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

#16

College of Southern Maryland

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

There are 2,490 full-time undergraduates at CSM, and 6,882 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 14% of students at CSM take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,800 during the early-career years.

#17

Salisbury University

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

There are 8,567 students at Salisbury in total, 7,650 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,081 are full-time. It takes the average Salisbury undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

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

52% of Salisbury students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%!

Students who graduate from Salisbury with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

There are 11,885 students at PGCC in total, 3,248 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 22% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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.

#19

Coppin State University

Baltimore, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
88 Yearly Degrees
$8,964 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Coppin State University is 2,738, of which 2,362 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,765 are full-time. It takes the average Coppin undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

About 37% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 28% are men and 72% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at Coppin take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,524 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,500 during the early-career years.

#20

Bowie State University

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

The total student population at Bowie State University is 6,320, of which 5,308 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,421 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Bowie State University is 4.9 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 36%. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

70% of Bowie State University students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bowie State University is $32,100.

#21

Baltimore City Community College

Baltimore, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
72 Yearly Degrees
$3,314 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Baltimore City Community College is 4,523, which includes 1,547 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Baltimore City Community College is $22,100.

#22

Carroll Community College

Westminster, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
69 Yearly Degrees
$6,318 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 982 full-time undergraduates at Carroll Community College, and 3,050 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 9% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,299 a year. Carroll Community College has a 7.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Carroll Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Frederick Community College

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

The total student population at Frederick Community College is 6,000, which includes 1,832 full-time undergraduates. 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%.

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.

#24

Washington Adventist University

Takoma Park, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
61 Yearly Degrees
$24,800 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,131 students at Washington Adventist University in total, 960 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 749 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Washington Adventist University is 4.8 years.

About 61% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 68% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,718 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Washington Adventist University is $36,500.

#25

Cecil College

North East, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
55 Yearly Degrees
$7,950 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Cecil College is 2,391, which includes 782 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 23% of students at Cecil College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,762 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Cecil College is $27,100.

Other Maryland Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Chesapeake College 36
27 Hood College 24
28 Morgan State University 21

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