Best Maryland Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Maryland for 2020

There are 50 colleges and universities in Maryland enrolling 355,846 students. Explore the list of top colleges in Maryland below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Maryland offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

Maryland is home to nationally ranked institutions like Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland College Park, St Mary's College of Maryland and University of Maryland Baltimore County. The highest ranked college in Maryland is Johns Hopkins University and the top rated public state college is University of Maryland College Park.

Local college options can be explored in and Baltimore or other cities.

50 results found

List of the Best Maryland Colleges

Johns Hopkins University
J
Baltimore, MD
Johns Hopkins University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Maryland

  • 26,152enrollment
  • $29,066net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
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University of Maryland College Park
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College Park, MD
University of Maryland College Park

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Maryland

  • 41,200enrollment
  • $17,241net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1470SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 4.11Avg GPA
St Mary's College of Maryland
S
St. Mary's City, MD
St Mary's College of Maryland

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Maryland

  • 1,582enrollment
  • $20,711net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1290SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.53*Avg GPA
University of Maryland Baltimore County
M
Baltimore, MD
University of Maryland Baltimore County

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Maryland

  • 13,767enrollment
  • $16,056net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1360SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA
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Maryland Institute College of Art
M
Baltimore, MD
Maryland Institute College of Art

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Maryland

  • 2,178enrollment
  • $41,386net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1290SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA
McDaniel College
M
Westminster, MD
McDaniel College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Maryland

  • 2,780enrollment
  • $22,652net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1230SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Mount St Mary's University
M
Emmitsburg, MD
Mount St Mary's University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Maryland

  • 2,406enrollment
  • $28,681net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1210SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA
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Notre Dame of Maryland University
N
Baltimore, MD
 
Notre Dame of Maryland University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in Maryland

  • 2,371enrollment
  • $20,356net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 930-1140SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA
Stevenson University
S
Stevenson, MD
Stevenson University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in Maryland

  • 3,615enrollment
  • $27,904net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1200SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Towson University
T
Towson, MD
Towson University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in Maryland

  • 22,923enrollment
  • $15,250net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1200SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
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Washington Adventist University
W
Takoma Park, MD
 
Washington Adventist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Colleges in Maryland

  • 1,131enrollment
  • $18,131net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 860-1070SAT range
  • 14-20ACT range
  • 3.24*Avg GPA
Frostburg State University
F
Frostburg, MD
Frostburg State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Colleges in Maryland

  • 5,295enrollment
  • $13,489net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 930-1110SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA
Coppin State University
C
Baltimore, MD
Coppin State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Colleges in Maryland

  • 2,738enrollment
  • $8,685net price
  • 38%acceptance rate
  • 880-1030SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.91*Avg GPA
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University of Maryland Eastern Shore
M
Princess Anne, MD
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Colleges in Maryland

  • 3,193enrollment
  • $15,732net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 870-1050SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA
Morgan State University
M
Baltimore, MD
Morgan State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#15 Best Colleges in Maryland

  • 7,712enrollment
  • $15,508net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 920-1080SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.65Avg GPA
Allegany College of Maryland
A
Cumberland, MD
 
Allegany College of Maryland

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,585enrollment
  • $9,119net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
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Anne Arundel Community College
A
Arnold, MD
Anne Arundel Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 12,886enrollment
  • $14,401net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Baltimore City Community College
B
Baltimore, MD
 
Baltimore City Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,523enrollment
  • $4,440net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA