Liberal Arts Schools In Maryland

There are 39 accredited liberal arts schools in Maryland for faculty who teach liberal arts classes to choose from. The trends in Maryland's liberal arts academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in liberal arts includes liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Liberal Arts Certificate
  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Schools

  1. Allegany College of Maryland

    12401 Willowbrook Rd SE, Cumberland, Maryland 21502-2596

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  2. Anne Arundel Community College

    101 College Pky, Arnold, Maryland 21012-1895

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  3. Baltimore City Community College

    2901 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215-7893

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  4. Cecil College

    One Seahawk Drive, North East, Maryland 21901-1999

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  5. College of Southern Maryland

    8730 Mitchell Rd, La Plata, Maryland 20646-0910

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  6. Chesapeake College

    1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, Maryland 21679-0008

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  7. Washington Adventist University

    7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912

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  8. Coppin State University

    2500 West North Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21216-3698

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  9. Frederick Community College

    7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Maryland 21702-2964

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  10. Frostburg State University

    101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, Maryland 21532-1099

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  11. Garrett College

    687 Mosser Road, McHenry, Maryland 21541

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  12. Goucher College

    1021 Dulaney Valley Rd, Baltimore, Maryland 21204-2794

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  13. Hagerstown Community College

    11400 Robinwood Dr, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742-6514

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  14. Harford Community College

    401 Thomas Run Rd, Bel Air, Maryland 21015-1698

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  15. Hood College

    401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, Maryland 21701

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  16. Howard Community College

    10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, Maryland 21044-3197

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  17. Johns Hopkins University

    3400 N Charles St, Mason Hall, Baltimore, Maryland 21218-2688

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  18. Loyola University Maryland

    4501 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-2699

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  19. University of Maryland-University College

    3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, Maryland 20783-8010

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  20. University of Maryland-Baltimore County

    1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland 21250

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  21. University of Maryland-College Park

    College Park, Maryland 20742

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  22. Montgomery College

    51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland 20850

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  23. Morgan State University

    1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251-0001

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  24. Mount St. Mary's University

    16300 Old Emmitsburg Road, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727-7799

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  25. College of Notre Dame of Maryland

    4701 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-2476

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  26. Prince George's Community College

    301 Largo Rd, Largo, Maryland 20774-2199

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  27. St. Mary's Seminary & University

    5400 Roland Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-1994

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  28. Salisbury University

    1101 Camden Ave, Salisbury, Maryland 21801-6862

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  29. St. Mary's College of Maryland

    18952 E. Fisher Rd, St. Mary's City, Maryland 20686-3001

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  30. St John's College in Annapolis

    60 College Ave, Annapolis, Maryland 21401

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  31. Towson University

    8000 York Rd, Towson, Maryland 21252-0001

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  32. Tai Sophia Institute

    7750 Montpelier Road, Laurel, Maryland 20723

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  33. Washington Bible College-Capital Bible Seminary

    6511 Princess Garden Pky, Lanham, Maryland 20706-3599

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  34. Washington College

    300 Washington Ave, Chestertown, Maryland 21620-1438

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  35. McDaniel College

    2 College Hill, Westminster, Maryland 21157

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  36. Wor-Wic Community College

    32000 Campus Drive, Salisbury, Maryland 21804-7131

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  37. Carroll Community College

    1601 Washington Rd, Westminster, Maryland 21157

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  38. Strayer University-Maryland

    4710 Auth Pl 1st Fl, Suitland, Maryland 20746

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  39. The Community College of Baltimore County

    7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland 21237

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Liberal Arts Employment

Maryland 1,130
National 69,880

Approximately 2% of the country's liberal arts professionals work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Liberal arts professionals In Maryland

1,250 1,220 1,150 1,160 1,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Liberal Arts is a shrinking field in Maryland. 120 less liberal arts professionals were working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of liberal arts professionals has shrunk by 10%. This is slower than the trend for liberal arts professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of liberal arts professionals has grown by 18% between 2006 and 2010.

Liberal Arts VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$60,620 $68,510 $75,380 $76,920 $74,360
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of liberal arts professionals is declining, the salaries paid to liberal arts professionals are increasing in Maryland. Liberal arts professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $60,620 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $74,360 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$37,140
25th percentile
$50,240
50th percentile
$69,340
75th percentile
$89,890
90th percentile
$117,420

Thus, liberal arts professionals' salaries grew by 18% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 216% pay differential between the highest paid liberal arts professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of liberal arts in Maryland.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Maryland

English
$62,623
History
$76,930
Liberal Arts
$74,360
Math
$95,008
Music
$29,210

Liberal arts professionals in Maryland earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maryland

associate
36
bachelor
29
master
14
doctor
2
Certificate
15
Total96

As the number of liberal arts professionals is decreasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 39 accredited liberal arts schools in Maryland state is increasing. In 2006, 4,978 students graduated from liberal arts courses in Maryland. And in 2010, 5,458 students graduated.

This represents a 10% increase in the number of liberal arts degree or certificate school graduates in Maryland state. 38% of these graduates received a associate's degree in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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