Colleges in Maryland: Universities, Trade and Technical Schools

Maryland Colleges Summary

Maryland is a relatively small state, but it still has a fairly healthy number of colleges and post-secondary schools, with more than 85 such institutions having more than 300,000 students. The average SAT score at colleges requiring SATs is over 530. Only eight U.S. states have an SAT score higher than Maryland's.

The University of Maryland is extremely well known and respected, and has over 70,000 students in five locations. Another highly respected school in Maryland is Johns Hopkins University, which has almost 20,000 students. Maryland also has three large community colleges, with more than 10,000 students each: The Community College of Baltimore County, Anne Arundel Community College and Prince George's Community College. There are two other colleges in Maryland with more than 15,000 students, Towson University and Montgomery College.

The State Department of Education for Maryland is located in Baltimore at 200 West Baltimore Street. The web site for the state DOE is located at: http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/MSDE.


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Colleges and Universities in Maryland

School City Students Dorms Open Admission Typical SAT Range
Aaron's Academy of Beauty Waldorf 53   Yes
Aesthetics Institute of Cosmetology Gaithersburg 22   Yes
Allegany College of Maryland Cumberland 3,778 240 Yes
Americare School of Allied Health Wheaton 158   No
Anne Arundel Community College Arnold 14,834   Yes
Award Beauty School Hagerstown 97   Yes
Baltimore City Community College Baltimore 6,814   Yes
Baltimore Hebrew University Baltimore 109   No
Baltimore International College Baltimore 492 140 Yes
Baltimore Studio of Hair Design Baltimore 115   Yes
Blades School of Hair Design California 73   Yes
Bowie State University Bowie 5,464 1,400 No V: 447-800
M: 470-800
W: 423-800
Capitol College Laurel 699 120 No V: 380-510
M: 430-540
Carroll Community College Westminster 3,441   Yes
Cecil College North East 2,104   Yes
Chesapeake College Wye Mills 2,620   Yes
College of Notre Dame of Maryland Baltimore 3,402 406 No V: 470-570
M: 440-550
College of Southern Maryland La Plata 7,741   Yes
Columbia Union College Takoma Park 1,068 450 Yes
Coppin State University Baltimore 3,932 651 No V: 400-460
M: 380-450
Delmarva Beauty Academy Salisbury 84   Yes
Frederick Community College Frederick 5,152   Yes
Frostburg State University Frostburg 4,993 1,637 No V: 430-530
M: 430-540
W: 430-520
Garrett College McHenry 777 180 Yes
Goucher College Baltimore 2,360 1,215 No V: 540-670
M: 510-620
W: 540-650
Hagerstown Community College Hagerstown 3,719   Yes
Hair Academy Inc New Carrollton New Carrollton 152   Yes
Hair Expressions Academy Rockville 80   Yes
Harford Community College Bel Air 5,841   Yes
Hood College Frederick 2,522 793 No V: 470-600
M: 480-580
W: 480-590
Howard Community College Columbia 7,523   Yes
International Beauty School Bel Air Bel Air 12   No
International Beauty School Cumberland Cumberland 87   Yes
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore 19,682 3,133 No V: 630-740
M: 660-770
W: 630-730
L'Academie de Cuisine Gaithersburg 113   No
Loyola College in Maryland Baltimore 6,028 3,277 No V: 540-630
M: 560-650
Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary Capitol Heights 167   Yes
Maryland Beauty Academy Reisterstown 37   Yes
Maryland Beauty Academy of Essex Baltimore 64   Yes
Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore 2,213 811 No V: 540-660
M: 500-620
W: 530-650
McDaniel College Westminster 3,637 1,316 No V: 500-620
M: 510-610
Montgomery Beauty School Silver Spring 99   Yes
Montgomery College Rockville 23,866   Yes
Morgan State University Baltimore 7,208 2,831 No V: 410-480
M: 400-490
Mount St Mary's University Emmitsburg 2,157 1,313 No V: 480-580
M: 480-590
W: 480-580
National Labor College Silver Spring 272   No
Ner Israel Rabbinical College Baltimore 574 450 No
New Creations Academy of Hair Design Suitland 33   Yes
North American Trade Schools Baltimore 463   No
Prince George's Community College Largo 11,861   Yes
Robert Paul Academy of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences Timonium 49   No
Salisbury University Salisbury 7,581 1,730 No V: 520-600
M: 520-610
W: 510-590
Sojourner Douglass College Baltimore 1,151   Yes
St John's College Annapolis Annapolis 563 375 No
St Mary's College of Maryland Saint Mary's City 2,002 1,571 No V: 570-670
M: 560-660
W: 560-660
St. Mary's Seminary & University Baltimore 217 90 No
Stevenson University Stevenson 3,304 1,300 No V: 460-560
M: 460-570
Tai Sophia Institute Laurel 423   No
The Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore 19,426   Yes
Towson University Towson 19,758 3,360 No V: 480-570
M: 490-590
W: 500-590
United States Naval Academy Annapolis 4,441 4,700 No V: 560-670
M: 600-700
University of Baltimore Baltimore 5,421   No V: 420-520
M: 410-540
W: 430-530
University of Maryland Baltimore Baltimore 5,884 513 No
University of Maryland Baltimore County Baltimore 12,041 3,858 No V: 520-630
M: 560-670
W: 520-630
University of Maryland College Park College Park 36,014 10,853 No V: 570-680
M: 600-700
University of Maryland Eastern Shore Princess Anne 4,086 2,100 No V: 370-460
M: 360-450
W: 380-460
University of Maryland University College Adelphi 32,540   Yes
University System of Maryland Research Centers Adelphi 0   No
Washington Bible College Capital Bible Seminary Lanham 616 112 No V: 360-500
M: 330-490
Washington College Chestertown 1,289 1,061 No V: 530-630
M: 520-620
W: 530-630
Wor Wic Community College Salisbury 3,298   Yes
Yeshiva College of the Nations Capital Silver Spring 43 50 Yes
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