Potomac, MD (population: 42,836) has sixty-six computer forensics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Virginia-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer forensics program, has a total student population of 24,355. It is the 16th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Computer Forensics students from Potomac 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 66 computer forensics schools with a 100-mile radius of Potomac, 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 Hagerstown Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,465/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Potomac|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||4.4 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||7.7 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||10.3 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||10.4 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||11.0 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||18.3 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||25.9 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||35.1 miles|