Best Colleges For Returning Adults
- Baltimore, Columbia, Towson (MD) -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s Baltimore, Columbia, Towson (MD) Ranking of the Best Colleges For Returning Adults was designed to specifically address the unique concerns of students who fall outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time degree seekers under the age of 24.

Best Colleges For Returning Adults - Baltimore, Columbia, Towson (MD) -

Johns Hopkins University tops our Baltimore, Columbia, Towson (MD) list of the Best Colleges For Returning Adults. Johns Hopkins charges tuition and fees of $48,710. The college has an acceptance rate of 16.1%. The average 2016 SAT score for those admitted is 1,480. The average salary for recent graduates is $78,000.

The total ranking includes 11 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $0 to $48,710 (in-state from $0 to $48,710). Acceptance rates range from 7.9% to 65.2%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 960 to 1,480 and average salaries of graduates range from $60,000 to $125,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, Maryland$48,710
2University of BaltimoreBaltimore, Maryland$8,326 / $19,744
3United States Naval AcademyAnnapolis, Maryland$0
4Towson UniversityTowson, Maryland$9,182 / $20,788
5University of Maryland - Baltimore CountyBaltimore, Maryland$11,006 / $23,770
6Stevenson UniversityStevenson, Maryland$30,998
7College of Notre Dame of MarylandBaltimore, Maryland$33,720
8Coppin State UniversityBaltimore, Maryland$7,346 / $12,870
9Loyola University - BaltimoreBaltimore, Maryland$45,200
10Morgan State UniversityBaltimore, Maryland$7,508 / $17,182
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Best Colleges For Returning Adults Methodology Overview

A non-traditional student could be a working adult going back to school, a parent, or another student who needs to take part-time classes due to other responsibilities. Our Rankings for Returning Adults were developed based on the premise that these students are looking for flexible learning options, as well as high-quality outcomes for graduates. Thus our rankings emphasize colleges that offer the ability to take online courses and other factors that are important to older students. Within the mix, you’ll find traditional schools that offer online programs, as well as accredited online colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. Read our full Best Colleges For Returning Adults Methodology for more information.

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