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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 2019, 4,111 students received a nursing degree from a college in Maryland, making it rank #31 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Maryland is $11,816 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $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

There are 6,827 students at UMB in total, 878 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 695 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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 27,079 students at Johns Hopkins in total, 6,256 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,762 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Johns Hopkins is 97%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

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

34% of Johns Hopkins students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,361 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.1% which is much lower than the average 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 22,709, of which 19,619 students are undergraduates and of those, 17,209 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%. Of the accepted students, 36% 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

There are 5,053 full-time undergraduates at CCBC, and 17,732 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

#5

Stevenson University

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

There are 3,107 undergraduates at Stevenson, of which 2,724 are full-time, and there are 3,579 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Of the accepted students, 38% 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. Stevenson has a 6.3% 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 Stevenson is $42,400.

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 58,281, of which 46,162 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,472 are full-time. For undergraduates at UMGC, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Roughly 30% of students at UMGC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%!

Students who graduate from UMGC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $43,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Frostburg State University

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

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

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. 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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Frostburg State is $31,600.

#8

Howard Community College

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

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

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

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 783 undergraduates at NDMU, of which 533 are full-time, and there are 2,277 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

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

67% of NDMU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,995 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.8% which is much lower than the average 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

The total student population at Allegany College of Maryland is 2,584, which includes 1,032 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

56% of Allegany College of Maryland students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

Students who graduate from Allegany College of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
135 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.

Roughly 11% of students at AACC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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 1,932 full-time undergraduates at Harford Community College, and 5,705 students altogether. 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 typical student loan amount is $5,057 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Harford Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Wor-Wic Community College

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

There are 2,890 students at Wor-Wic Community College in total, 712 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 12% of students at Wor-Wic Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Wor-Wic Community College is $23,600.

#14

Montgomery College

Rockville, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
105 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.

Roughly 11% of students at Montgomery College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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.

#15

Hagerstown Community College

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

There are 1,061 full-time undergraduates at HCC, and 3,848 students altogether. 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%.

Students who graduate from HCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

College of Southern Maryland

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

There are 2,257 full-time undergraduates at CSM, and 6,351 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%.

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

#17

Salisbury University

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

There are 8,617 students at Salisbury in total, 7,686 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,090 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 11,788 students at PGCC in total, 3,508 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

22% of PGCC students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from PGCC is $29,200.

#19

Coppin State University

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

There are 2,724 students at Coppin in total, 2,383 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,804 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

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

67% of Coppin students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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

There are 6,171 students at Bowie State University in total, 5,227 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,329 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Bowie State University is 4.9 years.

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

Approximately 70% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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.

#21

Baltimore City Community College

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

There are 4,909 students at Baltimore City Community College in total, 1,579 are 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 1,089 full-time undergraduates at Carroll Community College, and 3,126 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

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 typical student loan amount 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 1,078 students at Washington Adventist University in total, 945 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 723 are full-time. For undergraduates at Washington Adventist University, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 60% are women.

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

Students who graduate from Washington Adventist University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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 2,377, which includes 762 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

23% of Cecil College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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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