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2022 Best value colleges in Maryland

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  1. #3 Best Value Colleges in Maryland.

    University of Maryland - College Park

    4 Year,

    COLLEGE PARK, MD,

    5378 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says UMD-College Park was a great investment! As a transfer student from community college, I thought that I would have a hard time adjusting, but all the professors and people that I met were friendly....In terms of academics, I was part of the limited enrollment graphic design program and it wasn't the best. There were times when the professors admitted that they really didn't know the material well....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 51%,

    Net Price: $17,643,

    SAT Range: 1270-1480,

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  3. #5 Best Value Colleges in Maryland.

    University of Maryland, Baltimore County

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    1989 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have had a great experience thus far at UMBC. I transferred to this school as a junior from community college, so I was initially nervous that it would be a hard adjustment going to a bigger campus....

    Read 1989 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 69%,

    Net Price: $16,868,

    SAT Range: 1150-1350,

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  5. #7 Best Value Colleges in Maryland.

    Washington College

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    CHESTERTOWN, MD,

    701 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Hub and I are big uni alumni and skeptical of small colleges. We're very impressed. Classes are small. Profs care about teaching, encourage kids to double major when they see talent, even had kayak....

    Read 701 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 80%,

    Net Price: $29,570,

    SAT Range: 1040-1280,

  6. #8 Best Value Colleges in Maryland.

    Salisbury University

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    SALISBURY, MD,

    1480 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Well I'm actually about to go there for my first year at the end of the month but I went on a tour with them some days ago and all I can say is wow. I've seen lots of reviews online but none of them....

    Read 1480 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 78%,

    Net Price: $18,599,

    SAT Range: 1080-1230,

  7. #9 Best Value Colleges in Maryland.

    Mount St. Mary's University

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    EMMITSBURG, MD,

    768 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Mount Saint Mary's is a wonderful school! It is smaller compared to other universities, so if you like being in a a close together learning environment with your classmates and teachers, then this... The food here is quite good as there are many options from salad and fish to burgers and pizzas. Due to Covid, some activities are not in person session right now, however there are still zoom meetings for clubs so you can still engage with other people about club topics and ideas. I am in my freshman year at the Mount and I have found much love within the nature. There are so many hiking trails and ponds, so you can explore and feed into your natural curiosity of being....

    Read 768 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 80%,

    Net Price: $28,111,

    SAT Range: 990-1190,

  8. #11 Best Value Colleges in Maryland.

    Notre Dame of Maryland University

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    452 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says They have the major I’ve been looking for in others colleges. Other colleges offer a lot of more majors but I feel that if I don’t do what my heart feels is my passion i won’t accomplish my goal and....

    Read 452 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 62%,

    Net Price: $20,023,

    SAT Range: 910-1130,

  9. #12 Best Value Colleges in Maryland.

    Stevenson University

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    STEVENSON, MD,

    1265 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I fell in love with Stevenson after visiting the campus for the first time. I remember feeling so welcomed, and the small, friendly environment helped me from feeling overwhelmed by the new....

    Read 1265 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 89%,

    Net Price: $27,770,

    SAT Range: 1010-1190,

  10. #13 Best Value Colleges in Maryland.

    The University of Baltimore

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    532 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The University of Baltimore is a great school for any student. Classes are filled with students of all ages. UB really creates knowledge that works. Classes are not traditional college courses in the...I came to UB for their legal programs including the Early Entry option (students complete their undergrad in their first year of law school) or the automatic entry program (earn a 150 on the LSAT...To again reiterate the legal focus I have taken, the school offers a Court Navigator Program where students act as interns, helping tenants in rent court disputes in the Baltimore City District Court..

    Read 532 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 80%,

    Net Price: $17,386,

    SAT Range: 930-1120,

  11. #17 Best Value Colleges in Maryland.

    University of Maryland - Global Campus

    4 Year,

    ADELPHI, MD,

    2076 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says This review is from a solely online student perspective. My experience has been positive in all but one course / interaction, which O credit to that individuals area of growth and not the institution....

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    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $17,210,

  12. Bowie State University

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    BOWIE, MD,

    1264 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Bowie State University primarily provided camaraderie with other people and essential experience concerning media vocations. I am grateful for the Honors Society that accepted me without difficulty...BSU should allow for a method to monitor card balance on their Bulldog Connection website. The DIT personnel should investigate how to improve or strengthen the on-campus internet connection. BSU....

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    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Acceptance Rate: 81%,

    Net Price: $14,322,

    SAT Range: 850-1020,

  13. Maryland Institute College of Art

    4 Year,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    534 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says I did the 5 year BFA/MAT program! I just graduated with my MAT in 2022. MICA has its ups and downs. My experience in undergrad was complicated because of COVID-19 closures and restrictions. But, the... well to all the challenges! The MAT program is incredible, full of amazing professors and your cohort becomes a lovely community. MAT did an incredible job preparing me to become a k-12 art educator.My classes explored strategies, theories, techniques, planning, and more. While the 3 internships (student teaching) allowed for excellent hands-on experience! The 5 year program can be hard to balance, as you start to take graduate classes while you are working on finishing undergrad. Some majors are more flexible than others to fit the requirements.MICA is located in Baltimore, which also has its ups and downs. Baltimore has a great art scene. Bolton Hill is fairly safe, just be cautious as you would in any city and don't wander places you are....

    Read 534 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 90%,

    Net Price: $45,106,

    SAT Range: 1080-1350,

  14. St. John's College - Annapolis

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    ANNAPOLIS, MD,

    131 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says I loved my time at SJC (GI). This is the 5th college I have taken courses at, and nothing compares. I possessed a masters when entering, but was forced to read at a depth beyond anything in my prior...How could SHC be stronger? -- I wish SJC would provide a single page outline for each reading. Things like. the authors view of humanity, sin/lack of, what’s wrong with the world, how can we correct...Update the cannon --The most updated Science book I read was written in 1912. I find that if one does not couple modern science (or political/society) with ancient science, it inhibits the student..

    Read 131 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 61%,

    Net Price: $30,806,

    SAT Range: 1210-1430,

  15. Capitol Technology University

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    LAUREL, MD,

    145 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Pros:Capitol is a hidden gem. This school isn't trying to do too much, and quite frankly that's what makes it great. The community here is small but welcoming, and everyone has their own clique. It's not...This school prepares you for what the jobs REALLY want and all the classes here have been very lenient. There are rare cases of troublesome professors, and even if that is the case a simple email of...Dorms are really nice. Rarely did I have any issues with the rooms and even when there was, the facilities team would help resolve them in a timely fashion Close ties with govtCons:The labs here aren't the newest but they get the job doneThe tuition is pretty expensive but do offer a lot of aid Limited activities, the resident life staff needs improvementLimited food options, no meal plan/board offered, but there is a café.

    Read 145 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 84%,

    Net Price: $24,638,

    SAT Range: 1020-1230,

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