Maryland contains 32 schools that offer computer forensics programs. Johns Hopkins University, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in MD, has a total student population of 20,383 and is the 19th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 32 computer forensics schools in Maryland, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Maryland Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,492/yr), with Prince George's Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,203/yr.
Computer Forensics students from Maryland schools who go on to become computer forensics specialists, computer security specialists, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 512,720 people working as computer systems analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,430. Also, Computer specialists make on average $78,010 per year and there are about 195,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maryland alone, there are 11,490 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $95,190. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $87,750/yr and there are 13,750 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, 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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