Maryland contains seven schools that offer cisco programs. Johns Hopkins University, the highest-ranking cisco school in MD, has a total student population of 20,383 and is the 19th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 cisco schools in Maryland, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Johns Hopkins University comes out as the most expensive ($25,509/yr), with College of Southern Maryland as the lowest recorded at only $8,183/yr.
Cisco students from Maryland schools who go on to become cisco specialists, cisco technology specialists, cisco certified professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 226,080 people working as network systems and data communications analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,560. Also, Network and computer systems administrators make on average $70,930 per year and there are about 338,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maryland alone, there are 9,230 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average yearly salary of $80,100. Network systems and data communications analysts in this state earn $84,880/yr and there are 7,850 employed.
Also, within the cisco schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from cisco, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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