Colleges in Baltimore

Colleges in Baltimore

Baltimore in the state of Maryland was established as an independent city by the Constitution of Maryland in 1729. Forty miles northeast of Washington, DC, it is part of the combined statistical area of Washington-Baltimore and is home to the second-largest seaport in the Mid-Atlantic. The “city of neighborhoods” has also grown to include more than a dozen accredited 2- and 4-year higher education institutions, both public and private.

Baltimore City Community College is the only public community college in the city. Founded in 1947, the 2-year institution offers both associate degrees for transfer as well as continuing education. When it comes to undergraduate education, the University of Baltimore, located in midtown, offers 20 undergraduate degrees, as well as graduate and professional options. There are also two historically black universities in Charm City, Morgan State University and Coppin State University, CSU being a member of the University System of Maryland. USM has another campus in the area, as well, its first campus, the University of Maryland in Baltimore.

Of Baltimore’s private institutions, Johns Hopkins University is the most well-known. Founded in 1876, Johns Hopkins was the first research institution established in the US and was a founding member of the American Association of Universities. Consistently nationally ranked, Johns Hopkins five campuses to go along with the Johns Hopkins Hospital, with the Carey Business School and Peabody Institute in downtown Baltimore and the School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health, and School of Nursing in East Baltimore. The Maryland Institute College of Art has also called Baltimore home since 1826 and is a member of the Association of Independent College of Art and Design (AICAD), which is a consortium of 36 leading US art schools.

There are three religious institutions in Baltimore, Loyola University Maryland, Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU), and St. Mary’s Seminary and University. NDMU maintains the only women’s college in the state, as well as co-educational certificates and degrees at all levels.

A large number of residents in Baltimore don’t have a car, using public transit to commute. MTA Maryland offers a network of buses, a light rail network, and subway line. There are water taxi services, an intercity rail run by Amtrak, and two airports, the Baltimore—Washington Thurgood Marshall Airport and the Martin State Airport. The city also hosts extensive bicycle routes and walking trails.

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Founded in 1856, the University of Maryland-College Park is a 4-year public research university in Maryland’s Capital Region and the flagship campus of the UMD system. UMD hosts 12 colleges and schools granting undergraduate degrees in 92 academic...

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You will learn many things, in many ways no matter what type of person you are. This university excels especially in science and engineering, and being near Washington DC, large respected companies are very much present here in the form of...

” – Andrew from MD

Named for a well-known abolitionist and philanthropist, Johns Hopkins University is a private institution in Baltimore and the first research university in the United States. JHU confers degrees and certificates in over 260 academic programs...

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Although Johns Hopkins has a reputation for being an ultra-competitive institution, this does not mean the people there want to sabotage you grades in order to better their own. People are always willing to help you understand the subject matter...

Originally established as a teacher-training school, Towson University is a public institution in the Baltimore area and part of the University System of Maryland. TU is home to six colleges and schools conferring bachelor’s degrees in 64 majors. In...

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Overall, I think Towson University is a wonderful school! I originally was going to go to another university in Philadelphia, however I fell in love with Towson while on a college tour. One thing that I especially love is that because it is a big...

” – Carly from Maryland

Founded in 1867, Morgan State University is an Historically Black College and University in Baltimore and Maryland’s preeminent public urban research institution. A member of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Morgan State offers degrees in more...

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Along with the education I am receiving in the classroom, being so far away from home gives me the opportunity to really grow up. I have learned so much about myself in the year and a half that I have been here. I value the lessons I am learning...

” – Briana from Clarksville, TN

Originally founded as a night school for law and business students, the University of Baltimore is a public institution and part of the University System of Maryland. UB confers degrees in over 70 undergrad and graduate academic programs. In addition...

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UB is fun, sporadic, entertaining, and most importantly educational. UB is a great place to learn and grow through the various programs that are offered. There are specialization designed to meet specific needs of those looking to work in particular...

” – Jonathan from Woodstock, MD

Founded by Jesuits in 1852, Loyola University Maryland is Catholic liberal arts university in Baltimore. Loyola Maryland offers bachelor’s degrees in over 40 academic majors and minors. Additionally, all first year students participate in a peer...

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Loyola has a very rigorous academic program. Each major is very challenging and will push the student to their best ability. Each class has very knowledgable professors that truly want to help the student in any way possible. Also learning is not...

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Stevenson University is a private university with a liberal arts curriculum. Stevenson offers more than 28 academic programs, as well as more than 21 bachelor's and master's online for flexible learning. SU has extensive Bachelor's to Master's...

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Courses here are great and the professors are very helpful! They want you to pass and will help you in every way that they can.

” – Chelsea from White Hall, MD

The first school chartered after the American Revolution, Washington College is a 4-year liberal arts college on Maryland’s eastern shore. Washington grants bachelor’s degrees in 34 academic fields of study and all students are required to complete...

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Washington College is a small liberal arts college in a small town with unbelievably big opportunities. After being here for only two months, I already feel right at home, and I've become involved in so much within such a short span. The professors...

” – Alexandra from Narvon, PA

Founded in 1865, Bowie State University is the oldest Historically Black College and University in Maryland and one of the ten oldest in the United States. Bowie State encompasses colleges of Arts & Sciences, Education, Business, and Professional...

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With any school you decide to go to college is really what you make it. So, whether or not you learn anything is up to you.

” – N.T. from Lanham, MD

The University of Maryland-Baltimore County is a 4-year public institution based in Baltimore and part of the University of Maryland system. UMBC is home to seven colleges and schools hosting over 55 undergraduate degree-granting programs. In...

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Lots of information, but if you keep on top of the material, it is pretty easy to pass the exams

” – Emily from Germantown, MD

Founded in 1885, Goucher College is a private liberal arts institution based in Towson, Maryland. Goucher College places academic focuses on the “3Rs: Relationships, Resilience, and Reflection.” The campus is listed on the National Register of...

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Goucher is a welcoming communal environment. It's rare to find a community that is so warm and friendly and becomes a home so quickly. It is a safe place to explore your future pursuits and have all the support you need through that journey!

” – Julia from California

The University of Maryland-University College is a four-year university with multiple start dates. The unique campus is entirely online, with free digital course materials. UMUC also offers the 3D Scholars Program, allowing high school students to...

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ALL MY CLASSES ARE ON-LINE, I LOVE THE FELXABILITY THIS GIVES YOU. I'M A SIGNAL MOTHER SO THIS ALLOWS ME TO WORK AND RAISE MY SON WHILE STILL WORKING TOWARDS MY DEGREE.

” – Angela from Frederick, MD

Originally founded in 1900 as a training school for African American teachers, Coppin State University is a 4-year public school and an Historically Black College and University in Baltimore. Coppin State hosts colleges of Arts & Sciences, Education...

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Coppin State Univ. is and institution that allows people to excel in life. People around here are friendly and I love playing baseball here. I want to stay here all four years of my college career.

” – Zachery from Fort Meade, MD

McDaniel College is a private institution situated in Westminster, Maryland. The school operates a satellite campus in Budapest, Hungary. The school provides a liberal arts curriculum and BFA students participate in the “McDaniel Plan” which...

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McDaniel is overall a wonderful school. While there are a few issues, mainly concerning internet speed, residence halls, and Campus Safety officers, the professors of McDaniel truly make it a place of learning. I do not regret my decision to come...

” – Sarah from Keedysville, MD

The United States Naval Academy is a 4-year service academy in Maryland’s state capital of Annapolis. The academy grants bachelor’s degrees in 25 academic majors and all Navy students are classified with the rank of midshipmen during their time on...

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The mission is to develop Midshipmen morally, mentally and physically and to imbue them with the highest ideals of duty, honor and loyalty in order to graduate leaders who are dedicated to a career of naval service and have potential for future...

Founded in 1807, University of Maryland in Baltimore is the public health, law, and human services university in the state with a mission to “improve the human condition and serve the public good of Maryland at large through education, research...

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University of Maryland- Baltimore is a clean safe campus. UM Baltimore shows dedication to diversity in the student body. UM Baltimore is home to an internationally recognized shock trauma facility.

” – Mary from Pasadena, MD

Howard Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Columbia, Maryland. HCC offers over 100 associate degree, certificate, and noncredit programs, and it awards credit hours for life experience. Students can take part in a number...

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Howard Community College is a very great school and can,t wait to attend this fall. Campus is great, friendly people and great teachers.it is very affordable school

” – Linda from Columbia, MD

Established in 1826, the Maryland Institute College of Art is one of the oldest visual arts colleges in the nation. Located in Baltimore, MICA offers 19 majors in artistic fields such as Drawing, Ceramics, and Printmaking as well as Liberal Arts...

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mica has a very engaging and accepting environment for students. they seem more generous with scholarships for incoming students than other schools of their caliber. the classes offered are excellent and you will be worked very hard and rewarded for...

” – lee

Anne Arundel Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Arnold, Maryland. AACC campus features a number of state-of-the-art facilities, including an astronomy lab, a performing arts center, two art galleries, and a gymnasium...

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AACC is great. Not only is is close to home but it is extremely affordable, and all of the instructors want to help you in accomplishing your degree.

” – Sarah from Pasadena, MD

Indiana University East is a regional campus of IU in Richmond. IUE grants bachelor’s degrees across eight departments as well as 14 online completion programs. Student life centers around over two dozen clubs and organizations ranging from social...

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The only college that has no registration fee and is the cheapest when it comes to paying for tuition.

” – Marco from Bel Air, MD

Founded by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, Notre Dame of Maryland University is a Catholic school in Baltimore and the only women’s college in the state. Notre Dame is home to schools of Arts & Sciences, Education, Pharmacy, and Nursing conferring...

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I am so happy to call NDMU my home during the school year. I could not be happier with my decision to go here! The staff and faculty care so much for the students and I live it!

” – Rebecca from Crofton, MD

Washington Adventist University is a 4-year liberal arts college affiliated with the Seventh Day Adventist Church. The university is made up of three schools: Arts and Social Services, Health Professions, Science, and Wellness, and Graduate and...

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I don't go to this school, but I see that this school is a very spiritual school where you will learn more God and interact with others. You will learn as much of you can no matter how hard the challenge is. Just make the best of it.

” – Liselle from Brooklyn, NY

Baltimore City Community College is a public, 2-year institution established as the only state community college in Maryland. Baltimore City offers 37 associate degree programs as well as 17 career-oriented certificate programs, with affordable...

Carroll Community College is a 2-year community college in northern Maryland. Carroll offers associate degree programs in nine areas of study and certificates in 11 career and professional development departments. In addition, Carroll provides the...

Founded in 1696, St John’s College in Maryland is a private, liberal arts college located in the city of Annapolis. Despite its name, the college has no religious affiliation. The college is best known for its Great Books curriculum, which provides...

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It is a life changer. It challenges you to not only learn how to learn but also to value a place in the world wondering at the world. I would be lost without this education.

” – Jennifer from Annapolis, MD

Capitol Technology University is located northeast of Washington, DC, and provides programs in engineering, business, and computer and information sciences. It is a private institution, military-friendly school, and a designated Center of Academic...

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Capitol College, or now known as Capitol Technology University, is a small knit community. Every student says hi to their professors and the professors know every student's name, even if the student isn't taking their class. There is a very strong...

” – Khyree from Beltsville, MD

The Community College of Baltimore County is a 2-year institution with three full-service campuses, three education centers, and with several courses housed in Baltimore County public schools. This accessibility extends to 20 totally online degree...

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Its cool for real, I'm going on my third year here and I like it. The professors are great and its always open availability for help. The faculty and staff are nice and always helpful.

” – SHAKIARA from Baltimore, MD

Established in 1974, the Maryland University of Integrative Health is a private, medical education institution located in Laurel. MUIH offers over 20 postgraduate degree and certificate programs in fields of study including Acupuncture, Oriental...

Established in 1933, Ner Israel Rabbinical College is a private, Jewish educational institution located in Pikesville, Maryland. The Lithuanian-style Talmudic academy is all male and affiliated with the Agudath Israel of America. The yeshiva...

Founded by former Princeton Theological Seminary faculty, Faith Theological Seminary is an Evangelical Christian school in Baltimore. FTS offers a bachelor’s degree in Religion as well as a master’s degree in Divinity and two doctorates in Ministry...

The Yeshiva College of the Nation’s Capital is an Orthodox Jewish yeshiva in the Washington, DC, metro area dedicated to training students to become bnei Torah. The Yeshiva College is home to a beis midrash featuring a 4-year bachelor’s degree...

Originally holding classes in a rented facility in a local synagogue, the Bais HaMedrash and Mesivta of Baltimore is a Yeshiva training future Rabbis and Jewish community leaders. The Bais HaMedrash and Mesivta features a Judaic Studies program...