Capitol Technology University is the only independent college in Maryland laser-focused on STEM careers and gives students the hands-on, real-world experience they need to enter today’s tech job market.
Goucher College is among the first colleges in the nation to pair required study abroad with a special travel stipend for every undergraduate, and is teaching its students to engage the world as true global citizens.
Hood College is the only four-year campus located in the City of Frederick and is committed to the integration of the liberal arts, the professions, and technology. Hood’s dedicated faculty and small classes contribute to an exceptional learning experience.
Johns Hopkins University was the first research university in the U.S., founded in 1876 to educate students and advance human knowledge. Today the university brings more than $2 billion in research and development funding to the State annually.
Loyola University Maryland offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the Loyola College of Arts and Sciences, Sellinger School of Business and Management, and School of Education. The university counts over 30,000 alumni residing in Maryland.
As Maryland’s only college of art and design, Maryland Institute College of Art has contributed to whole industries in the State—graphic design, advertising, and computer game design—which have grown up around the availability of MICA graduates.
McDaniel College maintains a 120-year tradition of teacher preparation. On the graduate level, the McDaniel Master of Science degree program in deaf education has prepared teachers of deaf students nationwide.
One of Maryland’s oldest colleges, Mount St. Mary's University marked its bicentennial in 2008, when the institution celebrated 200 years of service to students and to society.
Notre Dame of Maryland University offers classes in four schools: Arts and Sciences, Education, Nursing, and Pharmacy.
St. John’s College is known for its distinctive “great books” curriculum, spanning over 2000 years of intellectual history. The college was chartered by the State of Maryland in 1784 and opened in 1786.
Stevenson University (formerly Villa Julie College) provides a distinctive career-focused education, encouraging internships and other forms of active learning for all students. The university also offers a graduate and professional school for working adults.
Founded in 1904 in Takoma Park, Washington Adventist University (formerly Columbia Union College) is the only four-year institution based in Montgomery County. The university plays a unique role in serving the area’s many immigrant students.
Washington College was founded in 1782 under the patronage of George Washington, and is still committed to educating independent thinkers. It was the first college chartered by the State of Maryland.