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2021 Best Computer Science Schools in Maryland

3 Colleges
$64,700 Avg Salary
$24,624 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Computer Science School for You

In 2018-2019, 1,330 degrees and certificates were awarded to computer science students who went to a Maryland college or university. This makes it the #16 most popular major in the state.

There are so many programs in today's world that it can tough to figure out which one is the right one for you. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

The Best Computer Science Schools in Maryland ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 3 schools in Maryland to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Computer Science Schools in Maryland

The colleges and universities below are the best for compsci majors pursuing a .

Top Maryland Schools in CompSci

Our 2021 rankings named University of Maryland - College Park the best school in Maryland for computer science students. Located in the suburb of College Park, UMCP is a public school with a very large student population.

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Towson University

Towson, MD

Out of the 3 schools in Maryland that were part of this year’s ranking, Towson University landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the small city of Towson, Towson is a public college with a very large student population.

After completing their degree, compsci graduates from Towson carry an average student debtload of $23,685. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $264.

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A rank of #3 on this year’s list means University of Maryland - Baltimore County is a great place for computer science students. Located in the large suburb of Baltimore, UMBC is a public college with a fairly large student population.

CompSci majors at UMBC take out an average of $21,375 in student loans while working on their egree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $222.

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Best Computer Science Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Computer Science Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
New York 4,220
Pennsylvania 1,542
New Jersey 722
District of Columbia 343
Delaware 9

One of 10 majors within the area of study, computer science has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to CompSci

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 76,482
Information Technology 33,399
Information Science 17,779
Computer Systems Networking 14,055
Computer Software & Applications 12,793

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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