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#16 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
31 Colleges
26,742 Yearly Graduations
$55,715 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

Maryland ranked #16 in the nation for graduate degrees with 26,742 students receiving a diploma in 2019. Although cost varies from school to school, the average graduate in-state tuition for the state is $13,929 per year, while out-of-state students pay an average of $17,010 per year.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

#1

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
8,258 Yearly Degrees
$55,350 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Johns Hopkins University was ranked the #1 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 8,258 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Johns Hopkins University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $55,350 $55,350
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,206 $2,206
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,845 $1,845

Public Public vs. Private
4,983 Yearly Degrees
$8,640 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, University of Maryland - University College handed out 4,983 graduate degrees. This makes it the #2 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Maryland - University College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,640 $11,862
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $270 $270
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $480 $659

#3

University of Maryland - College Park

College Park, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
3,657 Yearly Degrees
$13,158 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 31 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, UMCP ranked #3 in terms of popularity with 3,657 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Maryland - College Park

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,158 $29,250
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,635 $1,635
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $731 $1,625

#4

University of Maryland - Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
1,937 Yearly Degrees
$15,132 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, University of Maryland - Baltimore handed out 1,937 graduate degrees. This makes it the #4 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Maryland - Baltimore

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $15,132 $32,971
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,906 $1,906
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $729 $1,307

#5

Towson University

Towson, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
1,093 Yearly Degrees
$7,902 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 31 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Towson ranked #5 in terms of popularity with 1,093 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Towson University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,902 $16,344
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,628 $2,628
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $439 $908

Public Public vs. Private
833 Yearly Degrees
$11,862 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 31 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, UMBC ranked #6 in terms of popularity with 833 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Maryland - Baltimore County

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,862 $20,376
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,520 $2,520
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $659 $1,132

#7

Loyola University Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
824 Yearly Degrees
$17,910 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 31 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Loyola Maryland ranked #7 in terms of popularity with 824 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Loyola University Maryland

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $17,910 $17,910
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $60 $60
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $995 $995

#8

University of Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
693 Yearly Degrees
$13,824 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, U of Baltimore handed out 693 graduate degrees. This makes it the #8 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Baltimore

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,824 $20,034
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,580 $1,580
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $768 $1,113

#9

McDaniel College

Westminster, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
443 Yearly Degrees
$9,180 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

McDaniel College was ranked the #9 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 443 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for McDaniel College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,180 $9,180
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $100 $100
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $510 $510

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
413 Yearly Degrees
$21,105 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Maryland University of Integrative Health handed out 413 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #10 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Maryland University of Integrative Health

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $21,105 $21,105
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $750 $750
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $870 $870

#11

Notre Dame of Maryland University

Baltimore, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
400 Yearly Degrees
$10,345 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Notre Dame of Maryland University was ranked the #11 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 400 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Notre Dame of Maryland University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,345 $10,345
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $370 $370
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $623 $623

#12

Salisbury University

Salisbury, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
341 Yearly Degrees
$8,769 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 31 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Salisbury ranked #12 in terms of popularity with 341 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Salisbury University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,769 $13,599
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,944 $1,944
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $576 $844

#13

Morgan State University

Baltimore, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
320 Yearly Degrees
$8,190 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 31 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Morgan State ranked #13 in terms of popularity with 320 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Morgan State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,190 $16,092
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,467 $1,467
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $537 $976

#13

Hood College

Frederick, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
320 Yearly Degrees
$8,820 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Hood College was ranked the #13 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 320 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Hood College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,820 $8,820
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $250 $250
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $490 $490

#15

Bowie State University

Bowie, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
293 Yearly Degrees
$7,614 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 31 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Bowie State University ranked #15 in terms of popularity with 293 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Bowie State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,614 $12,762
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,498 $2,519
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $423 $709

#16

Strayer University - Maryland

Suitland, Maryland
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
254 Yearly Degrees
$14,940 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Strayer University - Maryland handed out 254 graduate degrees. This makes it the #16 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Strayer University - Maryland

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,940 $14,940
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $195 $195
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $553 $553

#17

Mount St Mary's University

Emmitsburg, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
232 Yearly Degrees
$13,209 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Mount St Mary’s University handed out 232 graduate degrees. This makes it the #17 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Mount St Mary’s University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,209 $13,209
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $670 $670

#18

Maryland Institute College of Art

Baltimore, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
215 Yearly Degrees
$48,510 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

MICA handed out 215 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #18 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Maryland Institute College of Art

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $48,510 $48,510
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,820 $1,820
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $2,020 $2,020

#18

Frostburg State University

Frostburg, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
215 Yearly Degrees
$7,866 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Frostburg State handed out 215 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #18 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Frostburg State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,866 $10,080
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,710 $2,710
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $437 $560

#20

Stevenson University

Stevenson, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
214 Yearly Degrees
$8,040 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Stevenson handed out 214 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #20 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Stevenson University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,040 $8,040
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $670 $670

#21

Goucher College

Baltimore, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
197 Yearly Degrees
$9,720 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Goucher College was ranked the #21 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 197 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Goucher College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,720 $9,720
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $95 $95
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $540 $540

#22

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Princess Anne, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
168 Yearly Degrees
$7,968 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Maryland Eastern Shore was ranked the #22 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 168 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Maryland Eastern Shore

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,968 $14,784
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,194 $2,194
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $332 $616

#23

Sans-Technology-Institute

Bethesda, Maryland
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
105 Yearly Degrees

handed out 105 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #23 most popular graduate school in the state.

#24

Capitol Technology University

Laurel, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
99 Yearly Degrees
$11,124 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Capitol Tech handed out 99 graduate degrees. This makes it the #24 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Capitol Technology University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,124 $11,124
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $342 $342
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $618 $618

#25

Coppin State University

Baltimore, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
70 Yearly Degrees
$6,192 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Coppin handed out 70 graduate degrees. This makes it the #25 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Coppin State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,192 $11,394
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,584 $1,584
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $344 $633

Other Maryland Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Washington Adventist University 68
27 St Mary’s College of Maryland 29
28 Ner Israel Rabbinical College 28
29 St John’s College 26
30 Faith Theological Seminary 10
31 Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary 4

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