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2021 Best Information Technology Schools in Maryland

7 Colleges
$52,027 Avg Salary
$23,504 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Information Technology School for You

Information Technology is one of the most popular subjects to study in Maryland. With 2,593 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 5th out of all the majors we track 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. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best Information Technology Schools in Maryland to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 7 schools in Maryland to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best Information Technology Schools in Maryland

Check out the IT programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top Maryland Schools in IT

#1

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

Our 2021 rankings named Johns Hopkins University the best school in Maryland for information technology students. Located in the city of Baltimore, Johns Hopkins is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Anne Arundel Community College. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Information Technology Schools in Maryland list. AACC is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Arnold.

The average amount in student loans that IT majors at AACC take out is $10,688. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $111.

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Out of the 7 schools in Maryland that were part of this year’s ranking, Community College of Baltimore County landed the # 3 spot on the list. Located in the suburb of Baltimore, CCBC is a public school with a large student population.

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A rank of #4 on this year’s list means University of Maryland - University College is a great place for information technology students. University of Maryland - University College is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Adelphi.

After completing their degree, IT graduates from University of Maryland - University College carry an average student debtload of $34,387. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $392, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#5

Towson University

Towson, MD

A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Towson University is a great place for information technology students. Located in the small city of Towson, Towson is a public college with a fairly large student population.

The average amount in student loans that IT majors at Towson take out is $25,250. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $294.

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Strayer University - Maryland did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for information technology students. It came in at #6 on the list. Strayer University - Maryland is a small private for-profit school located in the suburb of Suitland.

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University of Maryland - Baltimore County ranked #7 on this year’s Best Information Technology Schools in Maryland list. Located in the large suburb of Baltimore, UMBC is a public college with a fairly large student population.

The average amount in student loans that IT majors at UMBC take out is $21,125. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $219.

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Best Information Technology Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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State Degrees Awarded
New York 1,575
Pennsylvania 1,637
New Jersey 145
District of Columbia 276
Delaware 531

Information Technology is one of 10 different types of programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 76,482
Computer Science 47,906
Information Science 17,779
Computer Systems Networking 14,055
Computer Software & Applications 12,793

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 7 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Craig Dennis.

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