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Financial Aid • List of Maryland Colleges and Universities
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Useful Financial Aid Links
- Begin your financial aid search here! (www.fafsa.gov)
FAFSA.gov is a free website. Beware of websites that charge fees.
- Maryland Higher Education Commission (www.mhec.state.md.us) Official website for information on financial aid from the state of Maryland.
- FinAid! (www.finaid.org)
Learn everything you need to know about the variety of financial aid resources available to students and parents.
- FastWeb (www.fastweb.com)
Free scholarship and college search agent that matches your background against its database of over 600,000 scholarships.
- Embark (www.princetonreview.com)
Tools, scholarship search, and advice to help students and parents master the financial aid process.
- U.S. Department of Education - Financial Aid page (www.ed.gov/finaid.html)
Official website for information on financial aid from the federal government.
- Maryland National Guard (www.md.ngb.army.mil)
Provides an alternative form of financial aid.
- The College Board (www.collegeboard.com)
Click on Paying for College!
- Peterson's/Thomson Learning (www.petersons.com)
Features financial aid calculators and search engines for scholarships
- Maryland529 (maryland529.com)
Formerly known as the College Savings Plans of Maryland, this independent State agency has two plans - The Maryland Prepaid College Trust and The Maryland College Investment Plan managed by T. Rowe Price.
Maryland Colleges and Universities
Four-year Public Colleges and Universities
- BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY (www.bowiestate.edu)
- COPPIN STATE UNIVERSITY (www.coppin.edu)
- FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (www.frostburg.edu)
- SALISBURY UNIVERSITY (www.salisbury.edu)
- TOWSON UNIVERSITY (www.towson.edu)
- UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE (www.ubalt.edu)
- UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE (www.umaryland.edu)
- UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE COUNTY (www.umbc.edu)
- UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK (www.umd.edu)
- UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE (www.umes.edu)
- UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF MARYLAND, HAGERSTOWN (www.hagerstown.usmd.edu)
- UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (www.umces.edu)
- UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (www.umuc.edu)
- MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (www.morgan.edu)
- ST. MARY'S COLLEGE OF MARYLAND (www.smcm.edu)
- UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIVERSITY OF THE HEALTH SCIENCES (www.usuhs.mil)
- UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY (www.usna.edu)
- UNIVERSITIES AT SHADY GROVE (www.shadygrove.umd.edu)
- ALLEGANY COLLEGE OF MARYLAND (www.allegany.edu)
- ANNE ARUNDEL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (www.aacc.edu)
- BALTIMORE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (www.bccc.edu)
- CARROLL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (www.carrollcc.edu)
- COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BALTIMORE COUNTY (www.ccbcmd.edu/)
- CECIL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (www.cecil.edu)
- COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND (www.csmd.edu)
- CHESAPEAKE COLLEGE (www.chesapeake.edu)
- FREDERICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (www.frederick.edu)
- GARRETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (www.garrettcollege.edu)
- HAGERSTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (www.hagerstowncc.edu)
- HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (www.harford.edu)
- HOWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (www.howardcc.edu)
- MONTGOMERY COLLEGE (www.mc.cc.md.us)
- PRINCE GEORGE'S COMMUNITY COLLEGE (www.pgcc.edu)
- WOR-WIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE (www.worwic.edu)
Four-year Independent Colleges and Universities
- CAPITOL COLLEGE (www.capitol-college.edu)
- GOUCHER COLLEGE (www.goucher.edu)
- HOOD COLLEGE (www.hood.edu)
- THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY (www.jhu.edu)
- THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PEABODY INSTITUTE (www.peabody.jhu.edu)
- LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MARYLAND (www.loyola.edu)
- MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE OF ART (www.mica.edu)
- MARYLAND UNIVERSITY OF INTEGRATIVE HEALTH (www.muih.edu)
- McDANIEL COLLEGE (www.mcdaniel.edu) (formerly Western Maryland College)
- MOUNT SAINT MARY'S UNIVERSITY (www.msmary.edu)
- NER ISRAEL RABBINICAL COLLEGE (www.hebrewcollege.edu/rabbinical)
- NOTRE DAME OF MARYLAND UNIVERSITY (www.ndm.edu)
- ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE (www.stjohnscollege.edu)
- ST. MARY'S SEMINARY AND UNIVERSITY (www.stmarys.edu)
- STEVENSON UNIVERSITY (www.stevenson.edu) (formerly Villa Julie College)
- WASHINGTON ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY (www.wau.edu)
- WASHINGTON COLLEGE (www.washcoll.edu)
Two-Year Independent Colleges
- PURDUE UNIVERSITY GLOBAL (www.purdueglobal.edu/campus-locations/hagerstown-maryland/) (formerly Hagerstown Business College)
- THE SCHOOL OF ART + DESIGN AT MONTGOMERY COLLEGE (www.montgomerycollege.edu/schoolofartanddesign)
- SEAFARERS HARRY LUNDEBERG SCHOOL OF SEAMANSHIP (www.seafarers.org)
- TESST COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (www.tesst.com)
Online Colleges and Universities
- Affordable Online Colleges (www.affordablecollegesonline.org)
A resource for researching distance learning and online degree programs available in each state.
- Consumer Affairs (www.consumeraffairs.com)
Read and compare reviews for online colleges.
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