Collectively, Maryland’s colleges and universities offer every type of educational experience, whether for the traditional college student who goes directly to college from high school, or for students who have already begun their careers and want to learn new skills.
Maryland is proud that nearly one-third of its residents age 25 and older have a bachelor’s degree or higher, which is the fourth highest percentage among all states.
Maryland Higher-Education Agencies
Maryland Higher-Education Institutions
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State Financial-Aid Programs
Maryland offers a variety of financial-aid programs such as grants, scholarships, and other awards for students who want to further their education beyond high school:
To qualify for federal and state financial aid, you must file the FAFSA
. To ensure priority consideration for Maryland state scholarships and grants, your FAFSA must be submitted online or postmarked by March 1.
Benefits for Veterans
Students who attend an approved postsecondary institution and meet the requirements under the GI Bill may be eligible for these education benefits.