Most Affordable Colleges in Maryland for 2019

State of Maryland
Middle Class Affordability Rankings™
Which colleges are most affordable for Maryland residents? The answer may surprise you.

These rankings of the most affordable colleges for Maryland residents are based on the estimated net price for a "typical" middle class family living in the state of Maryland.

Note: Net price is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study. The net prices displayed in these rankings are College Raptor's estimates.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000


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Rank College Name Typical Net Price Sticker Price % Savings # Undergrads Est. Median SAT Acceptance Rate
1 United States Naval Academy $0 Image $0 0% 4,495 1,256 8.44%
2 Johns Hopkins University $14,300 Image $70,400 80% 6,109 1,514 12.54%
3 University of Maryland-University College $14,900 Image $24,500 39% 45,604 N/A N/A
4 St Mary's College of Maryland $17,700 Image $30,200 41% 1,570 1,194 82.42%
5 Morgan State University $17,900 Image $23,300 23% 6,440 980 63.72%
6 McDaniel College $18,000 Image $59,700 70% 1,590 1,165 85%
7 University of Maryland-College Park $18,200 Image $27,200 33% 29,868 1,389 44.5%
8 Bowie State University $18,500 Image $24,100 23% 5,187 955 36%
9 University of Maryland Eastern Shore $19,100 Image $26,200 27% 2,861 955 39.01%
10 Towson University $19,400 Image $28,000 31% 19,596 1,140 77.3%
11 St- John's College $19,600 Image $50,900 61% 458 1,363 54.45%
11 Washington Adventist University $19,600 Image $34,500 43% 873 966 61.39%
13 Frostburg State University $20,000 Image $22,400 11% 4,725 1,020 72.29%
14 Coppin State University $20,200 Image $21,500 6% 2,507 935 36.51%
15 University of Maryland-Baltimore County $22,900 Image $28,700 20% 11,234 1,252 60.21%
16 Goucher College $24,400 Image $60,600 60% 1,538 1,183 78.84%
17 Salisbury University $25,400 Image $25,800 2% 7,782 1,165 65.02%
18 Mount St- Mary's University $26,000 Image $56,100 54% 1,817 1,090 64.23%
18 Washington College $26,000 Image $60,900 57% 1,484 1,183 47.62%
20 Hood College $31,600 Image $51,100 38% 1,128 1,050 81.13%
21 Stevenson University $32,200 Image $53,200 40% 3,397 1,100 60.87%
22 Notre Dame of Maryland University $36,100 Image $49,000 26% 816 995 71.4%
23 Loyola University Maryland $38,600 Image $64,500 40% 3,924 1,220 75.28%
24 Maryland Institute College of Art $40,800 Image $62,800 35% 1,749 1,208 61.61%
School data from 2016-2017
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