Colleges and Universities in Maryland

Ranking Institution name Tuition Control Acceptance Rate
1
College Park, Maryland
$28.348 Public 47%
2
Towson, Maryland
$20.020 Public 60%
3
Rockville, Maryland
$11.724 Public 0%
4
Baltimore, Maryland
$21.642 Public 63%
5
Baltimore, Maryland
$9.357 Public 0%
6
Salisbury, Maryland
$16.474 Public 55%
7
Adelphi, Maryland
$12.336 Public 0%
8
Baltimore, Maryland
$45.470 Private Non-Profit 18%
9
Baltimore, Maryland
$16.632 Public 58%
10
Arnold, Maryland
$11.400 Public 0%
11
Annapolis, Maryland
$0 Public 7%
12
Frostburg, Maryland
$18.376 Public 59%
13
Largo, Maryland
$7.850 Public 0%
14
Baltimore, Maryland
$43.250 Private Non-Profit 58%
15
Columbia, Maryland
$7.396 Public 0%
16
Bowie, Maryland
$17.538 Public 52%
17
Princess Anne, Maryland
$15.504 Public 55%
18
La Plata, Maryland
$7.439 Public 0%
19
Stevenson, Maryland
$27.082 Private Non-Profit 60%
20
Bel Air, Maryland
$6.769 Public 0%
21
Baltimore, Maryland
$11.186 Public 36%
22
Frederick, Maryland
$8.403 Public 0%
23
Baltimore, Maryland
$16.288 Public 73%
24
Cumberland, Maryland
$7.440 Public 0%
25
Baltimore, Maryland
$40.890 Private Non-Profit 58%
26
Baltimore, Maryland
$5.380 Public 0%
27
Emmitsburg, Maryland
$34.644 Private Non-Profit 67%
28
Westminster, Maryland
$6.701 Public 0%
29
Westminster, Maryland
$36.960 Private Non-Profit 76%
30
Baltimore, Maryland
$39.084 Private Non-Profit 72%
31
Chestertown, Maryland
$41.120 Private Non-Profit 67%
32
Hagerstown, Maryland
$5.698 Public 0%
33
Frederick, Maryland
$33.280 Private Non-Profit 81%
34
Baltimore, Maryland
$0 Private For-Profit 94%
35
Salisbury, Maryland
$6.648 Public 0%
36
Takoma Park, Maryland
$21.020 Private Non-Profit 33%
37
Towson, Maryland
$0 Private For-Profit 97%
38
North East, Maryland
$7.560 Public 0%
39
Baltimore, Maryland
$9.830 Private Non-Profit 0%
40
Baltimore, Maryland
$19.672 Private For-Profit 92%
41
Baltimore, Maryland
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
42
Columbia, Maryland
$0 Private For-Profit 56%
43
Columbia, Maryland
$10.240 Private For-Profit 0%
44
Owings Mills, Maryland
$18.048 Private For-Profit 95%
45
Baltimore, Maryland
$0 Public 26%
46
Baltimore, Maryland
$9.131 Private For-Profit 93%
47
Baltimore, Maryland
$30.850 Private Non-Profit 50%
48
Silver Spring, Maryland
$0 Private For-Profit 56%
49
Landover, Maryland
$14.818 0%
50
Annapolis, Maryland
$46.296 Private Non-Profit 81%

Education in Maryland

As of June 2014, 19.89 of Maryland’s population aged over 25 had some college degree, compared to 21.29 for the entire United States. Two-year college graduates constituted 6.24, four-year graduates – 19.98 and Master graduates – 11.09 of the Maryland population.

Education of Maryland

As of June 2014, the Maryland’s average income per capita is 36056, compared to the average of 28051 for the United States, while the median household income is 72999. The unemployed people available workforce constituted 5.3 of the state’s population, while the job growth expected over the next decade is 35.1. The indicators of sales and income taxes were 6 and 4.75 respectively.

Cost of living in Maryland

If we take the average indicator for the entire United States as 100, the overall cost of living in the state of Maryland makes 116, with the cost of food being 112.4 and expenses for health care services such as stay in a hospital room, doctor’s and dentist’s appointments – 101. The state’s average indicator for the cost of housing, comprising mortgage, rent and taxes is 142. The index of Maryland’s charges for utilities services, such as heating, cooling, natural gas and electricity makes 113. The average transportation costs make 105, while other miscellaneous expenses, such as clothing, repairs, and entertainment constitute 97 points.

Air pollution and health in Maryland

Maryland’s index of air quality is 89.6 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better) according to EPA reports taking into account the days of ozone alert and volume of such pollutants as lead, carbon monoxide, sulfur and others. State’s weather quality is graded at 54 points out of 100 on the basis of such indices as toxic discharges, sediments, turbidity and pollutants. The index of Superfund sites is 82 compared to 71 for the entire country. In 2014, the number of physicians per 100,000 persons is 352 and the health cost index is higher compared to the average US index.

Climate in Maryland

Maryland’s annual rainfall is 42.7 inches, compared to 36.5 for the entire US. In winter the state gets the annual snowfall of 19.2, while the United States in general get 25. There are 110 days with measurable precipitation, and 202 sunny days per annum. In July, the average high temperature is 87.1 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January the average lowest is 24.6 degrees. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) makes 43 and is based on the combination of summer temperature and effect humidity on the population.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov