The Best Value Maryland Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Maryland for 2022

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in Maryland based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2022 as the overall best value college in Maryland is Johns Hopkins University. The highest value public state college is University of Maryland College Park. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


11 results

Johns Hopkins University
J
Baltimore, MD
Johns Hopkins University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Value in Maryland

  • 28,890enrollment
  • $25,241net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1560SAT range
  • 34-36ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

University of Maryland College Park
M
College Park, MD
University of Maryland College Park

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#2 Best Value in Maryland

  • 40,709enrollment
  • $17,643net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.36Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Nov 1

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 Value in Maryland

  • 1,508enrollment
  • $20,237net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1280SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Maryland Baltimore County
M
Baltimore, MD
University of Maryland Baltimore County

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#4 Best Value in Maryland

  • 13,497enrollment
  • $16,868net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1350SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 1

Mount St Mary's University
M
Emmitsburg, MD
Mount St Mary's University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#5 Best Value in Maryland

  • 2,560enrollment
  • $28,111net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 961-1185SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Towson University
T
Towson, MD
Towson University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#6 Best Value in Maryland

  • 21,917enrollment
  • $16,082net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1200SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.72Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Bowie State University
B
HBCU
Bowie, MD
Bowie State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Value in Maryland

  • 6,250enrollment
  • $14,322net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 850-1020SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 2.53Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

Coppin State University
C
HBCU
Baltimore, MD
Coppin State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Value in Maryland

  • 2,348enrollment
  • $9,303net price
  • 40%acceptance rate
  • 820-970SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.62Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Frostburg State University
F
Frostburg, MD
Frostburg State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#9 Best Value in Maryland

  • 4,857enrollment
  • $15,970net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 910-1130SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

University of Maryland Eastern Shore
M
HBCU
Princess Anne, MD
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Value in Maryland

  • 2,646enrollment
  • $15,633net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 840-1010SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Morgan State University
M
HBCU
Baltimore, MD
Morgan State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#11 Best Value in Maryland

  • 7,634enrollment
  • $16,651net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 910-1070SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 1