Education News / EDsmart

EDsmart Names 2020's Best Colleges & Universities in Maryland

Via: ReleaseWire

Updated 10:56 AM CDT, Thu, August 01,2019, a nationally recognized publisher of college resources and rankings, has released the 2019-2020 edition of the Best Colleges & Universities in Maryland.

Draper, UT -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/01/2019 -- The EDsmart Best Colleges and Universities in Maryland ranking aims to help students find affordable, quality schools that provide a high return on investment.

EDsmart's ranking of the best colleges & universities in Maryland is the most comprehensive and well-rounded to date. The ranking includes only fully accredited schools. Rankings are based on affordability and return on investment, while also considering factors such as graduation and retention rates according to NCES College Navigator reporting.

"It is important to recognize the colleges and universities that go above and beyond," said Tyson Stevens, managing editor of EDsmart. "Our goal is to highlight these schools and their commitment to higher education."

"The Best Colleges in Maryland rankings allow students to compare accredited programs and find those that best fit their education interests and career goals," said EDsmart's spokesperson. "Beyond providing affordable education, a college is not successful if it does not graduate its students, which is why EDsmart rankings place a high value on outcomes, including graduation, retention rates, and post-graduation earnings."

The EDsmart 2020 ranking for the Best Colleges & Universities in Maryland ranks the McDaniel College #1 as the best college in Maryland with Washington College and Notre Dame of Maryland University following.

The complete alphabetical rankings are as follows:

Anne Arundel Community College
Capitol Technology University
Carroll Community College
Cecil College
Chesapeake College
College of Southern Maryland
Fortis College-Landover
Frederick Community College
Garrett College
Goucher College
Hagerstown Community College
Harford Community College
Hood College
Howard Community College
McDaniel College
Montgomery College
Mount St. Mary's University
Notre Dame of Maryland University
Prince George's Community College
St. John's College
Stevenson University
Strayer University-Maryland
University of Maryland-University College
Washington Adventist University
Washington College

University response to EDsmart rankings has been very positive. Sharing the rankings on their websites and via social media has helped schools attract new students and excite existing students and alumni.

The rankings and data were produced for EDsmart, a leading higher education research organization. All evaluated data was gathered from IPEDs, U.S. Department of Higher Education, school websites, and other reputable sources.

The rankings have been published at

About EDsmart
EDsmart reviews publicly available data to produce independent ranking assessments of various educational programs, in addition to student guides and resources. The site is regularly updated by a committed team of writers and researchers, who produce college rankings and resources that will help prospective and current college students get into, pay for, and thrive at the college of their choice.

Media Contact
Company Name: EDsmart
Contact Person: Tyson Stevens
Phone: (707) 595-0736
City: Draper,UT

For more information on this press release visit:

Media Relations Contact
Tyson Stevens
Email: Click to Email Tyson Stevens