Baltimore, MD (population: 632,410) has sixteen computer software engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Drexel University, the highest ranked school in this group with a computer software engineering program, has a total student population of 22,493. It is the 108th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania). To learn more about computer software engineering programs in Baltimore, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer software engineering professors at Drexel University such as Cameron Abrams, Jonathan Awerbuch, Kevin Ayers, Ryan Bellevou, Robin Carr, and B C Chang.
Computer Software Engineering students from Baltimore schools who go on to become computer software engineers, software engineers, software developers, game software developers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 495,500 people working as computer software engineers, applications alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,170. Also, Computer software engineers, systems software make on average $96,620 per year and there are about 385,200 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 6,420 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average salary of $97,820. Computer software engineers, applications in this area earn $96,890/yr and there are 4,860 employed.
Baltimore lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.857 out of every 1000 jobs in Baltimore are held by computer software engineers, applications, and 5.101/1000 are held by computer software engineers, systems software.
Of the 16 computer software engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Baltimore, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Consolidated School of Business comes out as the most expensive ($32,202/yr) for computer software engineering students, with Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry as the lowest, reported at only $5,008/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baltimore|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||12.3 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||30.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||32.2 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||33.1 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||41.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||41.7 miles|