Frederick, MD (population: 59,727) has two computer forensics schools within its city limits. Hood College, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer forensics program, has a total student population of 2,493. It is the 271st highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Maryland (#1 is Johns Hopkins University).
Computer Forensics students from Frederick 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.
Of the 2 computer forensics schools in Frederick, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hood College comes out as the most expensive ($18,089/yr) for computer forensics students, with Frederick Community College as the lowest, reported at only $7,864/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Frederick|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||21.2 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.7 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||31.4 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||33.4 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||34.2 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||38.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||40.2 miles|