Colleges and Universities in Maryland
87 higher education schools within its borders.
Johns Hopkins University,
the highest-ranked school in MD,
has a total student population of 20,383 and
19th highest ranked school in the USA.
Of the 87 schools
in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is
17 to 1. There are 2792 total
degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school.
Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around
$6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type
Of the 87 schools in Maryland,
only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid,
L'Academie de Cuisine comes out as the most expensive ($45,996/yr),
with Ner Israel Rabbinical College as the lowest recorded at only $7,884/yr.
Maryland Interesting Facts
Top National Parks in Maryland
Famous State Residents
- The United States Naval Academy was founded on October 10, 1845 at Annapolis.
- In 1830 the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company built the first railroad station in Baltimore.
- During revolutionary times Rockville was known as Hungerford's Tavern the name of its most familiar landmark. One of the first calls to freedom from British rule was heard at the tavern in 1774.
- The Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is considered a masterpiece and one of the finest 19th century buildings in the world. The basilica is the first cathedral in the United States. Baltimore represents the first Roman Catholic diocese.
- Fort Meade near Laurel became a base because a train engineer delivering soldiers to Meade knew only one Meade, the one in Maryland. He was not aware of Fort Meade, Florida. The confusion happened so often a second base was built in Maryland in an attempt to avoid the confusion.