This guide will help you find the courses and the college you want, offer some information on scholarships and other forms of financial aid, direct you to military programs that offer tuition assistance or scholarships, and help you find a private career school that will give you the job skills you need. You may download the printed version of the College 411 (PDF) brochure in English or College 411 (PDF) in Spanish. The information in the pamphlet is contained in the links below.
Colleges and UniversitiesWhere they are. What they teach. How much they cost. Their admission standards and what programs are available at each public and private institution in Maryland.
Academic Common MarketIf a major is not available in Maryland, you may be able to study in another state -- without paying non-resident tuition rates.
Military Education ProgramsIn addition to GI Bill assistance, the Armed Forces have scholarship programs geared toward preparing future officers.
Military AcademiesService academies select students from every state. How to apply to the Army, Navy, and Air Force academies, plus the Coast Guard and the Merchant Marine Academies.
Private Career SchoolsPrivate career schools teach job skills in a variety of fields such as cosmetology, data processing, mechanics, and secretarial work.
Financial AidCollege is a big investment. But there is often money available to help students pay for college. The state has an extensive array of financial aid programs for students who go to college in Maryland.
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