Study in Baltimore
All the information you need about studying in Baltimore as an international student.
Why study in Baltimore?
Baltimore is a colorful and diverse city, located in the US state of Maryland. It’s the largest city and economic hub of the state and was once one of the most important port towns in the US.
There’s plenty of attractions for you to enjoy in Baltimore, including world-class museums like The Walters Art Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art. The city also has a rich sporting heritage with top football and baseball teams playing in the city.
Baltimore-Washington International airport links the city with the rest of the world, and the US capital of Washington is within easy reach by car.
Universities in Baltimore
Baltimore is home to several higher education institutions, including some of the country’s top universities. The city’s public and private institutions offer a great selection of undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
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How to study in Baltimore
Before enrolling at one of Baltimore’s institutions, you must complete your secondary education and meet the specific entry requirements for the program you’re interested in.
If English isn’t your first language, you’ll probably need to demonstrate your proficiency with a test. TOEFL and IELTS are the most commonly accepted language tests.
You can begin applying for a US student visa once you’ve received a formal admissions letter form your chosen university.
Cost to study in Baltimore
Your tuition fees will depend on where and what you choose to study, but most undergraduate courses cost between $20,000 and $25,000 per year.
Housing generally costs between $11,000 and $15,000 annually. Living in an on-campus residence hall is usually cheaper than renting privately.
Remember to leave room in your budget for groceries, transport, academic supplies, and other living expenses too.
Key facts of Baltimore
77/33°F Summer/winter temperature
2.3 million Population