Maryland contains 35 schools that offer information technology programs. Johns Hopkins University, the highest-ranking information technology school in MD, has a total student population of 20,383 and is the 19th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 35 information technology 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.
Information Technology students from Maryland schools who go on to become information technologists, information assurance specialists, computer and information scientists, information systems security analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 212,090 people working as all other information and record clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,300. Also, Computer and information scientists, research make on average $105,370 per year and there are about 26,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maryland alone, there are 1,730 employed computer and information scientists, research earning an average yearly salary of $108,610. All other information and record clerks in this state earn $41,560/yr and there are 6,340 employed.
Also, within the information technology schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from information technology, 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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