The price of education: Which Maryland schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?


Maryland residents pay the lowest in-state tuition at Baltimore City Community College, Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary and Chesapeake College, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the lowest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore
4,188
$3,146
2
Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary
Heights
60
$5,400
3
Chesapeake College
Mills
2,189
$5,480
4
Harford Community College
Air
6,109
$5,887
5
Carroll Community College
Westminster
3,009
$5,988
6
Howard Community College
Columbia
9,476
$6,048
7
Prince George's Community College
Largo
12,113
$6,050
8
Wor-Wic Community College
Salisbury
3,109
$6,240
9
Hagerstown Community College
Hagerstown
4,069
$6,360
10
College of Southern Maryland
Plata
7,201
$6,660
11
Faith Theological Seminary
Baltimore
147
$6,760
12
Frederick Community College
Frederick
6,220
$7,034
13
Community College of Baltimore County
Baltimore
19,349
$7,110
14
University of Maryland-University College
Adelphi
59,379
$7,416
15
Allegany College of Maryland
Cumberland
2,717
$7,580
16
Cecil College
East
2,468
$7,710
17
Cecil College - Elkton Station
Elkton
--
$7,710
18
Garrett College
McHenry
673
$7,812
19
Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold
13,354
$7,880
20
Morgan State University
Baltimore
7,747
$7,900
21
Bowie State University
Bowie
6,148
$8,234
22
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Anne
3,490
$8,302
23
Coppin State University
Baltimore
2,893
$8,873
24
University of Baltimore
Baltimore
5,565
$8,958
25
Frostburg State University
Frostburg
5,396
$9,172
26
Columbia Institute
Spring
95
$9,700
27
Salisbury University
Salisbury
8,714
$9,824
28
Towson University
Towson
22,705
$9,940
29
Montgomery College
Rockville
22,875
$9,966
30
All-State Career-Baltimore
Baltimore
561
$10,356
31
Yeshiva College of the Nations Capital
Spring
25
$10,500
32
University of Maryland-College Park
Park
40,521
$10,595
33
University of Maryland-Baltimore County
Baltimore
13,662
$11,778
34
Ner Israel Rabbinical College
Baltimore
450
$12,400
35
Finger Lakes School of Massage
Frederick
32
$12,800
36
Bais HaMedrash and Mesivta of Baltimore
Baltimore
77
$13,000
37
Strayer University-Maryland
Suitland
2,915
$13,380
38
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus
Hagerstown
564
$14,343
39
St Mary's College of Maryland
City
1,598
$14,806
40
Fortis College-Landover
Landover
550
$14,911
41
Holistic Massage Training Institute
Baltimore
59
$14,995
42
Aspen Beauty Academy of Laurel
Laurel
59
$15,000
43
Institute of Health Sciences
Valley
81
$15,100
44
Baltimore School of Massage-Linthicum
Linthicum
458
$15,671
45
Frederick School of Cosmetology
Frederick
23
$16,150
46
Fortis Institute-Towson
Towson
412
$16,384
47
Delmarva Beauty Academy
Salisbury
51
$16,444
48
Baltimore Studio of Hair Design
Baltimore
46
$16,650
49
Maryland Beauty Academy of Essex
Baltimore
80
$16,650
50
Paul Mitchell the School-Jessup
Jessup
141
$16,800
51
Hair Expressions Academy
Rockville
103
$16,800
52
Aveda Institute-Maryland
Air
37
$17,050
53
The Temple Annapolis-A Paul Mitchell Partner School
Annapolis
176
$17,050
54
The Temple-A Paul Mitchell Partner School
Frederick
183
$17,050
55
Blades School of Hair Design
California
72
$17,100
56
Award Beauty School
Hagerstown
157
$17,150
57
Hair Academy II
Heights
234
$17,150
58
Robert Paul Academy of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences
Timonium
26
$17,750
59
North American Trade Schools
Baltimore
448
$18,064
60
Hair Academy Inc-New Carrollton
Carrollton
447
$18,715
61
Empire Beauty School-Glen Burnie
Burnie
112
$19,260
62
Empire Beauty School-Owings Mills
Mills
93
$19,260
63
Montgomery Beauty School
Spring
120
$21,050
64
Washington Adventist University
Park
1,069
$23,900
65
Capitol Technology University
Laurel
736
$25,540
66
Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia
Columbia
569
$27,792
67
Omega Studios' School of Applied Recording Arts & Sciences
Rockville
103
$33,424
68
Stevenson University
Stevenson
3,876
$36,242
69
Notre Dame of Maryland University
Baltimore
2,475
$36,900
70
Hood College
Frederick
2,112
$39,492
71
Mount St Mary's University
Emmitsburg
2,323
$41,350
72
McDaniel College
Westminster
2,819
$43,260
73
Goucher College
Baltimore
2,236
$44,300
74
Washington College
Chestertown
1,484
$46,978
75
Maryland Institute College of Art
Baltimore
2,128
$48,630
76
Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore
5,783
$48,920
77
St. John's College
Annapolis
513
$53,343
78
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore
25,151
$53,740

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Organizations in this Story

All-State Career-Baltimore Allegany College of Maryland Anne Arundel Community College Aspen Beauty Academy of Laurel Aveda Institute-Maryland Award Beauty School Bais HaMedrash and Mesivta of Baltimore Baltimore City Community College Baltimore School of Massage-Linthicum Baltimore Studio of Hair Design Blades School of Hair Design Bowie State University Capitol Technology University Carroll Community College Cecil College Cecil College - Elkton Station Chesapeake College College of Southern Maryland Columbia Institute Community College of Baltimore County Coppin State University Delmarva Beauty Academy Empire Beauty School-Glen Burnie Empire Beauty School-Owings Mills Faith Theological Seminary Finger Lakes School of Massage Fortis College-Landover Fortis Institute-Towson Frederick Community College Frederick School of Cosmetology Frostburg State University Garrett College Goucher College Hagerstown Community College Hair Academy II Hair Academy Inc-New Carrollton Hair Expressions Academy Harford Community College Holistic Massage Training Institute Hood College Howard Community College Institute of Health Sciences Johns Hopkins University Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia Loyola University Maryland Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary Maryland Beauty Academy of Essex Maryland Institute College of Art McDaniel College Montgomery Beauty School Montgomery College Morgan State University Mount St Mary's University Ner Israel Rabbinical College North American Trade Schools Notre Dame of Maryland University Omega Studios' School of Applied Recording Arts & Sciences Paul Mitchell the School-Jessup Prince George's Community College Robert Paul Academy of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences Salisbury University St Mary's College of Maryland St. John's College Stevenson University Strayer University-Maryland The Temple Annapolis-A Paul Mitchell Partner School The Temple-A Paul Mitchell Partner School Towson University University of Baltimore University of Maryland Eastern Shore University of Maryland-Baltimore County University of Maryland-College Park University of Maryland-University College Washington Adventist University Washington College Wor-Wic Community College Yeshiva College of the Nations Capital

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