Computer Science in Maryland

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Schools Offering Computer Science Programs in Maryland


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Maryland receive computer science degrees every year. That means an estimated 213 computer science professionals graduate from Maryland's 9 computer science schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Maryland-Baltimore County, which was ranked 31st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Maryland that has a computer science program. It is located in Baltimore. In 2010, University of Maryland-Baltimore County graduated 119 students from its computer science program. University of Maryland-Baltimore County charged in-state students $9,171 in tuition fees per year.

Hood College, which is located in Frederick, is the second-ranked school in Maryland that has a computer science program. It received a ranking of 35th in the country in 2010. 20 students graduated with degree in computer science from Hood College in 2010. Tuition at Hood College was $29,860 per year.

The third-ranked school in Maryland with a computer science program is Frostburg State University, which is located in Frostburg. In 2010, it was ranked 42nd nationwide. In 2010, 19 students graduated from Frostburg State University computer science program. Students at Frostburg State University paid $6,904 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Maryland's computer science schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $16,784 per year, though tuition can range from $39,350 per year to $3,310 per year. In 2010, the following Maryland computer science schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Loyola University Maryland - located in Baltimore, students are charged $39,350 per year
  2. Washington College - located in Chestertown, students are charged $36,738 per year
  3. Hood College - located in Frederick, students are charged $29,860 per year

The following Maryland computer science schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Chesapeake College - located in Wye Mills, students are charged $3,310 per year
  2. Coppin State University - located in Baltimore, students are charged $5,547 per year
  3. Frostburg State University - located in Frostburg, students are charged $6,904 per year

A computer science degree from a Maryland school... what next?

In Maryland, the largest numbers of computer science professional work in the following counties:

  1. Anne Arundel County - 5,250 computer science professionals
  2. Frederick County - 4,170 computer science professionals
  3. Washington County - 280 computer science professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of computer science professionals in the state of Maryland will shrink to 11,330. This would require a 0% decline in the field.

Salary

On average, computer science professionals earn $82,943 per year. However, Maryland computer science professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,690 per year to more than $157,310 per year in 2010. The following counties in Maryland have the highest average salaries for computer science professionals:

  1. Frederick County - $87,817 per year
  2. Caroline County - $82,940 per year
  3. Anne Arundel County - $81,163 per year

The following counties in Maryland have the lowest average salaries for computer science professional:

  1. Somerset County - $37,340 per year
  2. Washington County - $76,695 per year
  3. St. Mary's County - $80,600 per year

On average, the highest paid computer science professionals in Maryland were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $123,770 per year
  2. Computer Science Teacher - $82,530 per year
  3. Computer Operator - $42,530 per year

On average, the lowest paid computer science professionals in Maryland were:

  1. Computer Science Teacher - $82,530 per year
  2. Computer Operator - $42,530 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in computer science in Maryland and to compare salaries with various related fields such as information systems or information technology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science in Maryland
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science in Maryland
  • Doctoral Degree in Computer Science in Maryland

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,516 miles from location University of Maryland-Baltimore County Baltimore MD 69.2239 37% 12,870
5,512 miles from location Loyola University Maryland Baltimore MD 36.4277 16% 6,067
5,637 miles from location Frostburg State University Frostburg MD 58.388 39% 5,385
5,501 miles from location United States Naval Academy Annapolis MD 46.2582 85% 4,552
5,513 miles from location Coppin State University Baltimore MD 16.2286 28% 3,801
5,479 miles from location Chesapeake College Wye Mills MD 8.49889 n/a 2,856
5,555 miles from location Hood College Frederick MD 64.952 22% 2,493
5,481 miles from location Washington College Chestertown MD 32.9401 12% 1,368
5,528 miles from location Washington Adventist University Takoma Park MD 13.9013 n/a 1,178
 

Curious what studying Computer Science gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Maryland

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Computer and Information Systems Managers + 8,610 $123,770 15.4%
2
Computer Operators + 2,400 $42,530 -18.6%
3
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 830 $82,530 -29.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are computer science related jobs in Maryland