Accredited Online Colleges Based in Maryland

School Accepts Transfer Credits Freshman Acceptance Rate Financial Aid Rate Graduation Rate

101 College Parkway
Arnold, MD 21012
(410) 777-2222

No N/A 43% 12%

1420 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 837-4200

No N/A 92% N/A

14000 Jericho Park Rd
Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 860-4000

No N/A 92% 41%

8730 Mitchell Rd
La Plata, MD 20646
(301) 934-2251

No N/A 47% 11%

1021 Dulaney Valley Road
Baltimore, MD 21204
(410) 337-6000

No N/A 81% 66%

401 Thomas Run Road
Bel Air, MD 21015
(443) 412-2000

No N/A 46% 19%

3501 University Blvd East
Adelphi, MD 20783
(301) 985-7000

No N/A 79% 12%

12401 Willowbrook Rd SE
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 784-5000

No N/A 91% 20%

4710 Auth Pl 1st Fl
Suitland, MD 20746
(301) 423-3600

No N/A 21% 65%

101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532
(301) 687-4000

No N/A 86% 44%

18618 Crestwood Dr
Hagerstown, MD 21742
(301) 766-3600

No N/A N/A 38%

620 West Lexington St,
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 706-3100

No N/A 45% N/A

301 Largo Road
Largo, MD 20774
(301) 336-6000

No N/A 76% 7%

10000 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20903
(301) 431-6400

No N/A 8% N/A

2 College Hill
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 848-7000

No N/A 99% 74%

8830 Stanford Blvd Ste 100
Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 872-9001

No N/A 78% 15%
University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission,

11301 Springfield Road
Laurel, MD 20708
(301) 369-2800

No N/A 98% 29%

One Seahawk Drive
North East, MD 21901
(410) 287-6060

No N/A 60% 11%

7600 Flower Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
(301) 891-4000

No N/A 98% 31%

3400 N Charles St- Mason Hall
Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 516-8000

No N/A 60% 92%


Maryland Schools vs US State Average

Graduation Rate and Average Test score at Public 4-year Institutions

    • 62% Maryland
      Graduation Rate
    • 1492 SAT Maryland
      Average Test Score
    • 56% National
      Graduation Rate
    • 21.1 ACT National
      Average Test Score

Average Tuitions and Fees in Maryland

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    Public 2-Year
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    Public 4-Year
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    Private 4-year

Maryland Institutions

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    Degree-Granting Institutions
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    Private Not-For-Profit Institutions
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Education and healthcare are two of the state's largest industries

If career progression or a job change is your goal, online colleges in Maryland can provide you the flexibility to achieve it. Education and healthcare are two of the state's largest industries, with the University System of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, and the National Institute of Health being some of Maryland's top employers. While a job can never be guaranteed, degree holders from one of Maryland's online colleges and universities will be qualified candidates for employment.

Maryland also works in concert with Washington, D.C., and many of the state's residents are involved in government and related industries. Online colleges in Maryland allow students working in Washington, D.C. to complete their degree and further their career. Flexibility and a novel approach to pedagogy are qualities of the most reputable online colleges in Maryland. Accreditation is important, and any reputable school will have proper national or regional accreditation.

Higher education in Maryland comes in two forms: public and private. Public education is available in both traditional and online colleges in Maryland, and at all academic levels. Prince George's Community College, The Community College of Baltimore County, and many other two year institutions offer online associate's degrees to students within the state. For bachelor's degrees and beyond, public online colleges and universities in Maryland include Towson University, The University of Baltimore, and the well-respected University of Maryland.

For private education, Maryland is home to Johns Hopkins University. Johns Hopkins offers some distance learning classes and degree programs for students interested in pursuing their degree from a top online college. Other private offline and online colleges in Maryland boast excellent academic options and reputable, accredited degrees. Private online colleges and universities offering advanced degrees include: Capitol College, Goucher College, and national online colleges, such as University of Phoenix and AIU.