With 13 colleges and universities in Baltimore City alone, there is an increasing pool of talent for employers to choose from. As of 2014, according to the U.S. Census, 30 percent of residents have Bachelor’s or higher (workers over age 25) and 84.4 percent are high school graduates.

Baltimore is also the eighth largest destination for millennials in the country. Baltimore continues to experience a growth in the number of Millennials living in the City. From 2010, the total number of persons aged 25 to 34 increased by 10.5% or nearly 11,000 persons. As of 2014, nearly one out of every 5 City residents is between the ages of 25 and 34.


Educational Attainment - age 25 & over (2010-2014)  
High school graduate or higher80.9%
Bachelor’s degree or higher27.7%
Public Schools
Number: 44 elementary; 74 middle/combined; 19 high
Enrollment: (Sept. 2015)83,666
Cost per pupil: (2013-2014)$15,123
Students per teacher: (Oct. 2014)15.6
High school career / tech enrollment: (2015)8,393
High school graduates: (July 2015)4,050
Nonpublic Schools Number: (Sept. 2015)138
Higher Education (2015)EnrollmentDegrees
2-year institution
Baltimore City Community College 4,597 405
Major 4-year institutions
Coppin State University 3,108 491
Johns Hopkins University 22,685 7,199
Loyola University Maryland 6,0501,607
Maryland Institute College of Art 2,215 595
Morgan State University 7,7251,225
Notre Dame of Maryland University 2,612730
University of Baltimore 6,2291,477
University of Maryland, Baltimore6,3292,067