The Best Value Maryland Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Maryland for 2021

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 2021 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 2021 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.


16 results

Johns Hopkins University
J
Baltimore, MD
Johns Hopkins University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Value in Maryland

  • 26,152enrollment
  • $28,999net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
Notre Dame of Maryland University
N
Baltimore, MD
 
Notre Dame of Maryland University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value in Maryland

  • 2,371enrollment
  • $19,664net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 910-1130SAT range
  • 17-25ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA
University of Maryland College Park
M
College Park, MD
University of Maryland College Park

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#3 Best Value in Maryland

  • 41,200enrollment
  • $17,723net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1470SAT range
  • 29-34ACT 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

#4 Best Value in Maryland

  • 1,582enrollment
  • $20,996net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1290SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.53*Avg GPA
Goucher College
G
Baltimore, MD
Goucher College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Value in Maryland

  • 2,267enrollment
  • $29,675net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1260SAT range
  • 21-30ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
University of Maryland Baltimore County
M
Baltimore, MD
University of Maryland Baltimore County

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#6 Best Value in Maryland

  • 13,767enrollment
  • $17,094net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1360SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA
Washington Adventist University
W
Takoma Park, MD
 
Washington Adventist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Value in Maryland

  • 1,131enrollment
  • $18,754net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 820-1030SAT range
  • 15-25ACT range
  • 3.24*Avg GPA
Mount St Mary's University
M
Emmitsburg, MD
Mount St Mary's University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#8 Best Value in Maryland

  • 2,406enrollment
  • $29,283net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA
Towson University
T
Towson, MD
Towson University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#9 Best Value in Maryland

  • 22,923enrollment
  • $16,161net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1220SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Stevenson University
S
Stevenson, MD
Stevenson University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Value in Maryland

  • 3,615enrollment
  • $27,913net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1190SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Maryland Institute College of Art
M
Baltimore, MD
Maryland Institute College of Art

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Value in Maryland

  • 2,178enrollment
  • $42,750net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1350SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA
Bowie State University
B
HBCU
Bowie, MD
Bowie State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Value in Maryland

  • 6,320enrollment
  • $14,321net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 860-1030SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 2.98*Avg GPA
Coppin State University
C
HBCU
Baltimore, MD
Coppin State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Value in Maryland

  • 2,738enrollment
  • $10,963net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 820-970SAT range
  • 15-21ACT range
  • 2.91*Avg GPA
Frostburg State University
F
Frostburg, MD
Frostburg State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#14 Best Value in Maryland

  • 5,295enrollment
  • $16,380net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 920-1140SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
M
HBCU
Princess Anne, MD
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Value in Maryland

  • 3,193enrollment
  • $16,267net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 850-1030SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA
Morgan State University
M
HBCU
Baltimore, MD
Morgan State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#16 Best Value in Maryland

  • 7,712enrollment
  • $15,998net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 570-840SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.65Avg GPA