Gaithersburg, MD (population: 59,755) has sixty-one computer forensics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Johns Hopkins University, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer forensics program, has a total student population of 20,383. It is the 19th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Maryland.
Computer Forensics students from Gaithersburg 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 61 computer forensics schools with a 100-mile radius of Gaithersburg, only 14 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Catholic University of America comes out as the most expensive ($32,122/yr) for computer forensics students, with The Community College of Baltimore County as the lowest, reported at only $5,035/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Gaithersburg|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||3.2 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||8.3 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||8.8 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||16.0 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||18.0 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||22.8 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||24.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||30.5 miles|