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Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Maryland

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Maryland that offer Liberal Arts degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 27 Liberal Arts schools located within Maryland. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Maryland for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University offers 4 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 18 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 18 Master's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
2 Carroll Community College Westminster, MD

Carroll Community College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized public college in a outlying rural. In 2015, 211 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 211 Associate's degrees.

3 Harford Community College Bel Air, MD

Harford Community College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized public college in a outlying rural. In 2015, 221 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 221 Associate's degrees.

4 St John's College Annapolis, MD

St John's College offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 126 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 97 Bachelor's degrees, and 29 Master's degrees.

5 Frostburg State University Frostburg, MD

Frostburg State University offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 73 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 73 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
6 College of Southern Maryland La Plata, MD

College of Southern Maryland offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized public college in a outlying rural. In 2015, 259 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 259 Associate's degrees.

7 Howard Community College Columbia, MD

Howard Community College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a large public college in a small city. In 2015, 218 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 218 Associate's degrees.

8 Hagerstown Community College Hagerstown, MD

Hagerstown Community College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized public college in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 191 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 191 Associate's degrees.

9 University of Maryland-College Park College Park, MD

University of Maryland-College Park offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a large public university in a large suburb.

Based on 68 Reviews
10 Notre Dame of Maryland University Baltimore, MD

Notre Dame of Maryland University offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 5 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 5 Master's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews

List of all Liberal Arts Colleges in Maryland

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
5/5
6 : 1 22,686
Carroll Community College Carroll Community College Westminster, MD
2/5
26 : 1 3,542
Harford Community College Harford Community College Bel Air, MD
2/5
36 : 1 6,520
St John's College St John's College Annapolis, MD
5/5
8 : 1 451
Frostburg State University Frostburg State University Frostburg, MD
3/5
20 : 1 5,756
College of Southern Maryland College of Southern Maryland La Plata, MD
2/5
30 : 1 8,166
Howard Community College Howard Community College Columbia, MD
2/5
25 : 1 9,632
Hagerstown Community College Hagerstown Community College Hagerstown, MD
2/5
33 : 1 4,276
University of Maryland-College Park University of Maryland-College Park College Park, MD
3/5
19 : 1 38,140
Notre Dame of Maryland University Notre Dame of Maryland University Baltimore, MD
5/5
17 : 1 2,612
Loyola University Maryland Loyola University Maryland Baltimore, MD
5/5
14 : 1 6,050
Salisbury University Salisbury University Salisbury, MD
3/5
18 : 1 8,671
Montgomery College Montgomery College Rockville, MD
3/5
31 : 1 25,320
Frederick Community College Frederick Community College Frederick, MD
2/5
26 : 1 6,197
Cecil College Cecil College North East, MD
2/5
22 : 1 2,591
The Community College of Baltimore County The Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore, MD
2/5
31 : 1 22,179
Coppin State University Coppin State University Baltimore, MD
2/5
19 : 1 3,108
Anne Arundel Community College Anne Arundel Community College Arnold, MD
2/5
32 : 1 14,689
Chesapeake College Chesapeake College Wye Mills, MD
2/5
30 : 1 2,264
Washington College Washington College Chestertown, MD
5/5
13 : 1 1,427
Allegany College of Maryland Allegany College of Maryland Cumberland, MD
2/5
22 : 1 3,091
Washington Adventist University Washington Adventist University Takoma Park, MD
4/5
9 : 1 1,044
Garrett College Garrett College McHenry, MD
2/5
20 : 1 712
Prince George's Community College Prince George's Community College Largo, MD
2/5
27 : 1 13,228
Baltimore City Community College Baltimore City Community College Baltimore, MD
2/5
20 : 1 4,060

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Additional Liberal Arts Degree Facts for Maryland Schools

Maryland Schools offering online Liberal Arts degrees

Online Liberal Arts degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 259 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Liberal Arts degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
College of Southern Maryland 0 259 0 0 0
Harford Community College 0 221 0 0 0
Howard Community College 0 218 0 0 0
Carroll Community College 0 211 0 0 0
Hagerstown Community College 0 191 0 0 0
How many Maryland schools offer online Liberal Arts degrees?
  • 8 Associate's
  • 1 Bachelor's

What Liberal Arts degree programs were earned in Maryland?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 16 Colleges 1,955 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 9 Colleges 254 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 5 Colleges 9 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 4 Colleges 62 Graduates
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