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Colleges and Universities

The Baltimore Metropolitan area is home to some of the nation's top schools. Our universities are proud to be involved in our community and continue to produce top graduates that enter our local workforce yearly.

Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC)
The Community College of Baltimore County, a public two-year college, is the largest provider of undergraduate education and workforce training in the Baltimore Metropolitan Area. CCBC offers programs in more than 60 career and transfer programs in business, law, the environment, education, technology, the arts and sciences, and health and medicine, and offers the area's largest selection of continuing education classes.

College of Notre Dame of Maryland 
The College of Notre Dame of Maryland is a four-year, Catholic, liberal arts college for women located on a 58-acre wooded campus in northern Baltimore City. Notre Dame’s student population includes women studying full time in one of 45 programs of study, and part-time employed men and women who study on weekends in graduate and undergraduate degree programs. The Weekend College program offers seven undergraduate majors and two Bachelor of Science degrees. The Center for Graduate Studies offers five master’s degree programs.

Coppin State University 
A four-year residential liberal arts institution in Baltimore, Coppin State University offers programs in the arts and sciences and in professional and pre-professional areas. In addition to its offering, collaborative arrangements with other institutions allow students to pursue majors in engineering, pharmacy, dentistry and human services administration. Facilities include two state-of-the art residence halls, a TV studio, computer laboratories, a college center and an expanded library. The health physical education and recreation complex houses equipment and activities for student development and the promotion of wellness.

Goucher College
Founded in 1885, Goucher is a liberal arts college with over 1,500 students. All 18 bachelors and five interdisciplinary studies, integrate coursework with real-world experience through internships. Master of arts in teaching, information services management, creative nonfiction, and arts administration are offered. A master of education is offered in conjunction with Sheppard Pratt Health. The Premedical Program prepares students to enter medical school.

The Johns Hopkins University
The Johns Hopkins University, founded in 1876, is a privately endowed coeducational research university. It was the first true research university in the Western Hemisphere stressing, along with teaching, the advancement of knowledge through research. The university includes eight academic divisions: the schools of Advanced International Studies, Arts and Sciences, Continuing Studies, Engineering, Hygiene and Public Health, Medicine, and Nursing, and the Peabody Institute. A ninth division, the Applied Physics Laboratory, is devoted entirely to research and development.

Loyola University Maryland
Loyola University Maryland is a Catholic institution in the Jesuit tradition offering a broad education in the liberal arts. The curriculum offers 34 disciplines, five pre-professional programs and features a diverse selection of electives designed to expand student skills and talents. Additionally, the University offers an array of co-curricular programs that enrich the students’ learning experience, including intercollegiate and intramural athletics, vocational and personal counseling, career planning and placement, academic and special interest organizations and social activities.

McDaniel College
Founded in 1867 as Western Maryland College, McDaniel College’ provides a liberal arts to over 1,800 undergraduate students. A flexible curriculum, strong teaching, and ideal location provide students with an outstanding learning experience. The McDaniel's graduate program in teacher education for the deaf further enriches the diversity of cultures on the Westminster campus.

Maryland Institute College of Art
The Maryland Institute College of Art is the oldest independent, degree-granting, accredited art college in the nation. Faculty includes accomplished artists, designers, writers, and art historians. The campus includes well-equipped, spacious studios, gallery spaces, and a computer graphics lab. B.F.A. students can major in drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, general fine arts, general sculptural studies, ceramics, fiber, photography, graphic design, illustration, or interior architecture and design. M.F.A. programs, including a five-year B.F.A./M.A. in Teaching and a fifth-year capstone M.A. in Digital Arts are offered.

Morgan State University
Morgan State University is a public urban university offering a bachelor’s degree in more than 35 majors in arts and sciences, business management, education and urban studies, engineering, and science and mathematics. Master’s degree and doctorates are offered in several fields. Curricula are designed to address regional demands for greater opportunities in higher education and to meet the educational needs of Baltimore City and the State of Maryland for trained professionals.

Stevenson University
Stevenson University is a fully accredited four-year coeducational independent college offering an education combining arts and sciences with leading-edge technologies. The college offers master’s, bachelor’s and associate degrees. SU's education prepares students for careers in computer information systems, business, accounting, liberal arts, education, early childhood leadership, science, visual communication design, video, nursing, paralegal, and for graduate and professional schools. Degree programs in biology, chemistry, and psychology prepare students for admission to schools of medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, physical therapy, and medical technology. The college’s extensive co-op and internship programs contribute to its excellent placement rate. Its Center for Advanced Technology and Competitiveness provides executive and technical education.

Towson University
Towson University, a 328-acre campus in the northern Baltimore suburbs, is the oldest four-year public college in the state. A liberal arts-based, comprehensive metropolitan university, Towson concentrates on the fine arts, health-related fields, teacher education, liberal arts and sciences, business and communications. Organized into eight colleges, Towson offers bachelor’s degrees in 59 majors, 32 master’s degrees and three doctoral programs. Both full-time and part-time programs of study are available. Towson is the largest business school in the Baltimore Region. Towson participates in 23 NCAA Division I athletic programs.

The University of Maryland Baltimore(UMB)
University of Maryland offers professional degree programs in dentistry (D.D.S.), law (J.D.), Medicine (M.D.), physical therapy (M.P.T.), pharmacy (Pharm.D.) and social work (M.S.W.) as well as the Ph.D. in nursing, physical rehabilitation science, gerontology, and social work. Research doctorates are awarded in the biomedical sciences through an interdisciplinary graduate school. B.S. and M.S. degrees are offered in nursing, gerontology, medical and research technology, and a B.S. in dental hygiene.

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)
UMBC is a contemporary 500-acre campus, 15 minutes from downtown Baltimore, and convenient to Washington, Annapolis, and the BWI airport. Tier 1 research university with $89 million in annual research dollars. UMBC maintains a strong undergraduate curriculum, with 33 programs anchored in the liberal arts and sciences, and opportunities for involvement in faculty research. The Shriver Center offers students professional practice and community service programs, both locally and abroad, to enrich their academic experience. UMBC offers 30 masters and 22 doctoral programs focused in the sciences, engineering, and public policy, some of which are conducted with the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB).

Strayer University
Strayer University is dedicated to providing quality higher education programs for working adults. Programs in information technology, accounting and business provide a solid foundation for your education by including studies in humanities, mathematics, history, government and other courses. Many programs also provide the background to prepare for professional certification in a wide variety of disciplines.

Graduate Business Schools



Degree Programs

Johns Hopkins University
Carey Business School
3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore 21218


MBA; MS Real Estate, MS Marketing, MS Finance, MS Information and Telecom, MS Organization Development and MS Strategic Human Resources

Loyola University Maryland 
4501 N. Charles Street, Baltimore 21210


MBA;MBA Fellows, Executive MBA, MS in Finance

University of Baltimore
Merrick School of Business
1420 N. Charles Street, Baltimore 21202


MBA; MS Accounting,  MS Taxation, MS Finance,  MS Information Systems, JD/MBA

College of Notre Dame of Maryland 
4701 N. Charles Street, Baltimore 21210


MA Management; MA Nonprofit Management

Morgan State University
MBA Program
1700 E. Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore 21251



UB/Towson University has developed a joint MBA program to provide students with the expertise and competencies in one of eleven areas of specialization including:

  • Business Security
  • Finance
  • Global Electronic Commerce
  • Health Care Management
  • Sports Management
  • International Business Management Information Systems

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Revised April 6, 2016        

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