Accredited Online Colleges Based in Maryland

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

8000 York Rd
Towson, MD 21252
(410) 704-2000

No N/A 74% 64%

1390 Piccard Drive, Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 258-3800

No N/A N/A N/A


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
  • MD US
    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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    Private For-Profit Institutions


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.