Frederick College

Find Frederick Maryland colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools. Colleges and universities provide information on degree programs, such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, masters degrees, doctorate degrees, and trade certifications, college applications, financial aid, tuition, and student alumni resources.


Central Maryland School of Massage 1890 North Market Street Frederick MD 21701 301-228-2214


Frederick Community College 7932 Opossumtown Pike Frederick MD 21702 301-846-2400

Frederick School of Cosmetology 403 South Jefferson Street Frederick MD 21701 301-668-2900

Hood College 401 Rosemont Avenue Frederick MD 21701 301-663-3131

The Temple, A Paul Mitchell Partner School 22 West Church Street Frederick MD 21701 301-682-7550

About Frederick Colleges

Frederick Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Frederick, MD. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

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  • Frederick Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements
Types of Frederick Colleges

There are several types of Frederick colleges, each of which offers different degree programs. Four-year Colleges in Frederick typically offer Bachelor's degrees in science or liberal arts, and may also offer graduate-level degrees. Frederick Junior Colleges and Community Colleges offer Associate degrees in two-year programs. In most cases, students earning two-year Associate degrees can apply their credited work towards a four-year degree at another College. Frederick Universities offer a wider range of degree programs. At the graduate level, Universities offer multiple programs leading to Master's and Doctoral degrees.

Frederick Public & Private Colleges

Colleges in Frederick can be public or private. Frederick Public Colleges are generally established as Universities offering a full range of degree programs. Most Public Universities are run by Maryland State. Public Universities receive a portion of their funding from the Maryland government, which makes their tuition comparatively lower than Frederick Private Colleges and Universities. Appointed boards of trustees oversee Public Universities. Private Colleges and Universities in Frederick County rely on tuition and fundraising as their main revenue sources, and they tend to have more expensive tuition than Public Universities.

Accredited Colleges in Frederick, Maryland

There are numerous independent accrediting agencies that establish the operating standards for educational institutions in Frederick. Colleges that maintain educational standards associated with reputable institutions of higher learning can obtain accreditation from an accrediting authority. Frederick accredited Colleges are generally viewed as schools that meet acceptable levels of quality.