List of colleges and universities in Maryland

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There are currently 55 colleges and universities, defined as accredited, degree-granting, postsecondary institutions, in the state of Maryland.

The state's public universities are part of the University System of Maryland, with the exception of United States Naval Academy, St. Mary's College and Morgan State University, which are public, but are not part of the university system.[1] The oldest school in the state is St. John's College, formerly King William School, founded in 1696, and the third oldest college and/or university in the United States.[2] Francis Scott Key, author of the Star Spangled Banner, is an alumnus of St. John's.[3] The newest school is University of Maryland, Hagerstown, founded in 2008. The characteristics of each institution varies from small, intimate, liberal arts colleges such as Washington College and McDaniel College to large, public, research universities such as the University of Maryland, College Park.

As of 2005, approximately 310,689 students (undergraduate, graduate, & professional) were enrolled at Maryland universities and colleges.[4] In fall 2010, some 369,320 students (undergraduate, graduate, & professional) enrolled at Maryland universities and colleges (increase of 18.87% since 2005), the highest such enrollment in State history. Women accounted for 57.5% of all students. For undergraduates, Maryland residents constituted 93% of enrollees at community colleges, 76.5% at public four-year institutions, and 54.4% at independent universities and colleges.[5] Universities and colleges in Maryland are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.[6]

Public four-year colleges and universities[edit]

Name Location Founded Enrollment References
Bowie State University Bowie 1866 5,279 [7]
Coppin State University Baltimore 1900 4,357 [8]
Frostburg State University Frostburg 1899 5,638 [9]
Morgan State University Baltimore 1867 6,616 [10][11][12]
Salisbury University Salisbury 1925 7,222 [13]
St. Mary's College of Maryland St. Mary's City 1840 1,849 [10][14]
Towson University Towson 1866 20,124 [15]
United States Naval Academy Annapolis 1845 4,400 [10][16]
University of Baltimore Baltimore 1925 5,009 [17]
University of Maryland, Baltimore Baltimore 1807 5,874 [18]
University of Maryland, Baltimore County Catonsville/Arbutus 1966 11,920 [19]
University of Maryland, College Park College Park 1856 25,422 [20]
University of Maryland, Eastern Shore Princess Anne 1886 5,814 [21]
University of Maryland University College Adelphi 1947 97,001 [22]

Public graduate institutions[edit]

Name Location Founded Enrollment References
University of Maryland, Biotechnology Institute Baltimore 1985 66 [23]
University of Maryland, Environmental Science Cambridge 1925 129 [24]
USM Hagerstown Hagerstown 2008 N/A [25][26]
Universities at Shady Grove Rockville 2000 4,705 [26][27][28]
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Bethesda 1976 976 [10][29]

Public two-year community colleges[edit]

Name Location Founded References
Allegany College of Maryland Cumberland 1961 [30]
Anne Arundel Community College Arnold 1961 [31]
Baltimore City Community College Baltimore 1947 [32]
Carroll Community College Westminster 1976 [33]
Cecil College North East 1968 [34]
Chesapeake College Wye Mills 1965 [35]
College of Southern Maryland Multiple in Southern Maryland 1958 [36]
Community College of Baltimore County Multiple in Baltimore County 1957 [37]
Frederick Community College Frederick 1957 [38]
Garrett College McHenry 1967 [39]
Hagerstown Community College Hagerstown 1946 [40]
Harford Community College Bel Air 1957 [41]
Howard Community College Columbia 1966 [42]
Montgomery College Multiple in Montgomery County 1946 [43]
Prince George's Community College Largo 1958 [44]
Wor-Wic Community College Salisbury 1975 [45]

Private, non-profit colleges and universities[edit]

Name Location Founded Enrollment References
Capitol College Laurel 1927 699 [46]
Goucher College Towson 1885 2,362 [47]
Hood College Frederick 1893 2,522 [48]
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore 1876 18,753 [49]
Loyola University Maryland Baltimore 1852 6,028 [50]
Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore 1826 1,899 [51]
Maryland University of Integrative Health Laurel 1974 339 [52]
McDaniel College Westminster 1867 3,641 [53]
Mount St. Mary's University Emmitsburg 1808 2,045 [54]
National Labor College Silver Spring 1969 983 [55]
Notre Dame of Maryland University Baltimore 1873 4,878 [56]
St. John's College Annapolis 1696 563 [57]
Stevenson University Stevenson 1947 3,304 [58]
Sojourner-Douglass College Baltimore 1972 1,324 [59]
Washington Adventist University Takoma Park 1904 1,250
Washington College Chestertown 1782 1,285 [60]

Private, non-profit religious institutions[edit]

Name Location Founded Enrollment References
Capital Bible Seminary Lanham 1940 254 [61]
Ner Israel Rabbinical College Baltimore 1933 562 [62]
St. Mary's Seminary and University Baltimore 1791 294 [63]

Maryland-based, accredited, for-profit institutions[edit]

Name Location Founded Enrollment References
TESST College of Technology Beltsville 1957 N/A [64][65]

Defunct Institutions[edit]

Name Location Founded References
Baltimore Hebrew University Baltimore, Maryland 1919-2009 (merged with Towson University) [66]
Woodstock College Woodstock 1869–1974 [67]
Mount Saint Agnes College Baltimore 1890-1971 (merged with Loyola University Maryland) [68]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  8. ^ "Coppin State University". University System of Maryland. July 11, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-11. 
  9. ^ "Frostburg State University". University System of Maryland. July 11, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-11. 
  10. ^ a b c d All public colleges and universities except Morgan State University, St. Mary's College, the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, and the United States Naval Academy are part of the University System of Maryland. Morgan State and St. Mary's are separately funded by the state and the latter two universities are funded by the United States Department of Defense.
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  13. ^ "Salisbury University". University System of Maryland. July 11, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-11. 
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  15. ^ "Towson University". University System of Maryland. July 11, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-11. 
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  17. ^ "University of Baltimore". University System of Maryland. July 11, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-11. 
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  19. ^ "University of Maryland, Baltimore County". University System of Maryland. July 11, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-11. 
  20. ^ "University of Maryland, College Park". University System of Maryland. July 11, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-11. 
  21. ^ "University of Maryland, Eastern Shore". University System of Maryland. July 11, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-11. 
  22. ^ "University of Maryland University College". University of Maryland University College. January 8, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
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  24. ^ "University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science". University System of Maryland. July 11, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-11. 
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  26. ^ a b Universities at Shady Grove and USM Hagerstown are learning centers where students may take courses and earn degrees offered by other institutions in the University System of Maryland. As such, the enrollment at these institutions is already included in the enrollment figures for the participating universities.
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  30. ^ "Allegany College of Maryland". Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  31. ^ "Anne Arundel Community College". Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  32. ^ "Baltimore City Community College". Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  33. ^ "Carroll Community College". Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  34. ^ "Cecil College". Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  35. ^ "Chesapeake College". Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  36. ^ "College of Southern Maryland". Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  37. ^ "Community College of Baltimore County". Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  38. ^ "Frederick Community College". Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  39. ^ "Garrett College". Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
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  41. ^ "Hartford Community College". Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  42. ^ "Howard Community College". Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  43. ^ "Montgomery College". Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
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  59. ^ "Sojourner-Douglass College - At a Glance". Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
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  61. ^ "Washington Bible College - At a Glance". Retrieved 2008-10-20. 
  62. ^ "Israel Rabbinical College - At a Glance". Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  63. ^ "St. Mary's Seminary and University". Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  64. ^ "TESST College of Technology". www.1888edu.com. Retrieved 2009-08-10. 
  65. ^ "TESST College of Technology". www.1888edu.com. Retrieved 2009-08-10. 
  66. ^ Hirsch, Arthur. "A new chapter for Baltimore Hebrew University," |The Baltimore Sun, Saturday, June 20, 2009.
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  68. ^ "Loyola College in Maryland \\ Alumni & Friends". Loyola.edu. Retrieved 2008-10-20. 

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