Top Rated Maryland Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in Maryland for 2021

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in Maryland as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2021 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

5 reviews

#13 Best Public Universities in America

  • 41,200enrollment
  • $17,723net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1470SAT range
  • 29-34ACT range
  • 4.11Avg GPA
St Mary's College of Maryland
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St. Mary's City, MD
St Mary's College of Maryland

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Maryland

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

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 13,767enrollment
  • $17,094net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1360SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA
Towson University
T
Towson, MD
Towson University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Maryland

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

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 5,295enrollment
  • $16,380net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 920-1140SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA
Coppin State University
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HBCU
Baltimore, MD
Coppin State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Maryland

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

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 6,320enrollment
  • $14,321net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 860-1030SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 2.98*Avg GPA
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
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HBCU
Princess Anne, MD
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Maryland

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

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Maryland

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