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Information Science Schools in Maryland

3,238 students earned IS degrees in Maryland in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Information Science is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Information Science Majors in Maryland

IS majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,238
Master’s Degree 815
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 131
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 131
Post-Master’s Certificate 43
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 43
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 11

Gender Distribution

In Maryland, a IS major is more popular with men than with women.

Information Science Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IS majors in Maryland is as follows:

  • Asian: 13.6%
  • Black or African American: 26.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.4%
  • White: 37.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.4%
  • Other Races: 10.0%
Information Science Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Science Grads in Maryland

43,410 people in the state and 1,240,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IS.

Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Information Science Jobs in Maryland

A typical salary for a IS grad in the state is $119,180, compared to a typical salary of $114,000 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 18 colleges in Maryland that offer IS degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,929 Degrees in Major Awarded
8% Graduation Rate
60,603 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.67 years to complete their degree at UMGC. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.10%.

452 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
41,200 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 2.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

427 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
13,767 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
26,152 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $30,701. In their early career, Johns Hopkins grads earn an average salary of $62,700. The student loan default rate is 1.10% which is lower than average.

#5

Salisbury University

Salisbury
72 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
8,567 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,686. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.30%. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#6

Stevenson University

Stevenson
68 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
3,615 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,400 a year. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,099. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
22,923 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 3.50% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,186.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
3,181 Total Students

29% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 12%. The student to faculty ratio is 34 to 1.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,712 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Morgan State grads earn an average salary of $27,900. A typical student attending Morgan State will pay a net price of $16,991.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
5,041 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 7.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The average student takes 4.84 years to complete their degree at UB.

Information Science Careers in MD

Some of the careers IS majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Systems Software Developers 8% $118,300
Computer Science Professors 7% $97,060
Computer and Information Systems Managers 6% $148,970
Computer and Information Research Scientists 4% $116,370
Computer Workers 2% $116,360

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to IS.

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Information Technology 2,593
Computer Information Systems 2,046
Computer Science 1,330
Computer Systems Networking 187
Computer Software Applications 74
Other Computer Sciences 54
Computer Programming 44
Data Entry 13

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