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2021 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Maryland

3 Colleges
442 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,275 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in MarylandWith 442 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, liberal arts / sciences and humanities is the #19 most popular major in Maryland. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.0% of all the liberal arts / sciences and humanities bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Maryland ranking analyzed 3 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in liberal arts / sciences and humanities. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent liberal arts / sciences and humanities programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the liberal arts / sciences and humanities program at the school. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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2021 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Maryland

The following schools top our list of the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Notre Dame of Maryland University has taken the #1 spot in this year's liberal arts / sciences and humanities ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the large city of Baltimore, NDMU is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. NDMU also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Maryland rankings.

About 4.8% of NDMU students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 381 students take at least one class online at NDMU. 1,418 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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#2

Frostburg State University

Frostburg, MD

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Frostburg State University. Frostburg State is a medium-sized public school located in the suburb of Frostburg. Frostburg State not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #4 on our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Maryland list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 8.7%. Approximately 925 students take at least one class online at Frostburg State. 1,285 of Frostburg State students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#3

Salisbury University

Salisbury, MD

Salisbury University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the small suburb of Salisbury, Salisbury is a public school with a medium-sized student population. Salisbury not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities in Maryland list.

About 3.3% of Salisbury students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 1,259 students take at least one class online at Salisbury. There are roughly 970 part time students in attendance at Salisbury. Salisbury does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 1,001
New York 4,039
New Jersey 1,519
Delaware 95
District of Columbia 54

Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts General Studies 9,101

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 2,151
English Language & Literature 1,000
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 417
Theology & Religious Vocations 246
Philosophy & Religious Studies 195

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 3 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Jacques Sablet (Switzerland, Morges, 1749-1803).

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