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.
Coppin State University
Coppin State is a historically black university and is a four-year residential liberal arts institution in Baltimore City, offering programs in the arts and sciences and in professional and pre-professional areas.
Founded in 1885, Goucher College is a liberal arts college in Baltimore County enrolling over 1,500 students. All 18 bachelors and five interdisciplinary programs integrate coursework with real-world experience through internships.
The Johns Hopkins University
The Johns Hopkins University, founded in 1876, is a privately endowed coeducational research university in Baltimore City. The university includes eight academic divisions for international studies, arts and sciences, continuing studies, engineering, public health, medicine, nursing and music.
Loyola University Maryland
Loyola University is a Catholic institution in Baltimore City 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.
Maryland Institute College of Art
The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest independent, degree-granting, accredited art college in the nation. Its faculty includes accomplished artists, designers, writers and art historians. The campus boasts well-equipped, spacious studios, gallery spaces and a computer graphics lab. MICA 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.
Morgan State University
Morgan State University is Maryland’s largest historically black college and in May of 2016, the National Trust for Historic Preservation formally designated the university as a national treasure. Students can study more than 35 majors in arts and sciences, business management, education and urban studies, engineering, and science and mathematics. 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 is a fully accredited four-year private college offering an education combining arts and sciences with cutting-edge technologies. The college offers master’s, bachelor’s and associate degrees that prepare students for careers in computer information systems, business, accounting, liberal arts, education, early childhood education, science, visual communication design, nursing and paralegal, to name a few.
Towson University, a 328-acre campus in Baltimore County, is the oldest four-year public college in Maryland and hosts the largest business school in Maryland. 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.
The University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB)
University of Maryland Baltimore, located on 60 acres in downtown Baltimore, comprises seven professional schools that offer professional degree programs in dentistry, law, medicine, physical therapy, pharmacy and social work, as well as Ph.D.s in nursing, physical rehabilitation science, gerontology and social work.
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. This Tier One research university, with $89 million in annual research dollars, maintains a strong undergraduate curriculum with 33 programs anchored in the liberal arts and sciences, and opportunities for involvement in faculty research. UMBC offers 30 master's and 22 doctoral programs focused in the sciences, engineering and public policy.
Strayer University is dedicated to providing quality higher education programs for working adults. The university offers programs in fields related to information technology, accounting and business. Strayer University also focuses on preparing students for professional certifications in a wide variety of disciplines.