Top Rated Maryland Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in Maryland for 2022

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in Maryland as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2022 as the best public college in Maryland is University of Maryland College Park. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


9 results

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

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in America

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

  • 1,508enrollment
  • $20,237net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1280SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA
University of Maryland Baltimore County
M
Baltimore, MD
University of Maryland Baltimore County

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Maryland

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

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Maryland

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

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 4,857enrollment
  • $15,970net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 910-1130SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Coppin State University
C
HBCU
Baltimore, MD
Coppin State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 2,348enrollment
  • $9,303net price
  • 40%acceptance rate
  • 820-970SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.62Avg GPA
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
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HBCU
Princess Anne, MD
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Maryland

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

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 6,250enrollment
  • $14,322net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 850-1020SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 2.53Avg GPA
Morgan State University
M
HBCU
Baltimore, MD
Morgan State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Maryland

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