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Maryland Computer Science Colleges

42 Colleges
9,587 Yearly Graduations
$64,188 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,303 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly computer science graduations, Maryland is ranked #6 in the country with 9,587 degrees handed out in 2019. Maryland colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $16,047 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $20,634 per year.

About 45% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,326 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
3,915 Yearly Degrees
$7,560 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 58,281 students at UMGC in total, 46,162 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,472 are full-time. It takes the average UMGC undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

30% of UMGC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,749 a year. UMGC has a 6.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMGC is $43,200.

#2

University of Maryland - College Park

College Park, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
1,318 Yearly Degrees
$10,779 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 30,511 undergraduates at UMCP, of which 28,390 are full-time, and there are 40,743 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMCP is 4.2 years.

About 45% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,322 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $47,200 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
802 Yearly Degrees
$12,028 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,602 students at UMBC in total, 11,060 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,436 are full-time. UMBC has a freshman retention rate of 88%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 49% are men and 51% are women.

Roughly 34% of students at UMBC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,446 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMBC is $40,800.

#4

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
624 Yearly Degrees
$55,350 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Johns Hopkins University is 27,079, of which 6,256 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,762 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at Johns Hopkins. The freshman retention rate is 97%.

This a very selective school with only 13% of students getting accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

34% of Johns Hopkins students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,361 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $62,700 during the early-career years.

#5

Towson University

Towson, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
523 Yearly Degrees
$10,198 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Towson University is 22,709, of which 19,619 students are undergraduates and of those, 17,209 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 77%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

58% of Towson students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,308 a year. Towson has a 3.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Towson is $40,700.

#6

Montgomery College

Rockville, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
271 Yearly Degrees
$10,254 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,305 full-time undergraduates at Montgomery College, and 21,260 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 11% of students at Montgomery College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,898 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Montgomery College is $30,700.

#7

Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
237 Yearly Degrees
$8,240 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,655 students at AACC in total, 3,604 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

11% of AACC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,750 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from AACC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
159 Yearly Degrees
$6,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 17,732 students at CCBC in total, 5,053 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,033 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,700 during the early-career years.

#9

Baltimore City Community College

Baltimore, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
124 Yearly Degrees
$3,314 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,909 students at Baltimore City Community College in total, 1,579 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Students who graduate from Baltimore City Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

College of Southern Maryland

La Plata, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
120 Yearly Degrees
$6,870 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at College of Southern Maryland is 6,351, which includes 2,257 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

14% of CSM students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,430 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,800 during the early-career years.

#10

Capitol Technology University

Laurel, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
120 Yearly Degrees
$26,308 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 740 students at Capitol Tech in total, 400 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 340 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Of the accepted students, 81% are men and 19% are women.

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,023 a year. Capitol Tech has a 8.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $47,900 during the early-career years.

#12

Stevenson University

Stevenson, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
114 Yearly Degrees
$37,142 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,579 students at Stevenson in total, 3,107 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,724 are full-time. It takes the average Stevenson undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

61% of Stevenson students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,909 a year. Stevenson has a 6.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,400 during the early-career years.

#13

Salisbury University

Salisbury, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
108 Yearly Degrees
$10,044 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,686 undergraduates at Salisbury, of which 7,090 are full-time, and there are 8,617 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

About 65% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

52% of Salisbury students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,744 a year. Salisbury has a 3.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Salisbury is $38,800.

#14

Sans Technology Institute

Bethesda, Maryland
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
105 Yearly Degrees
$22,000 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 504 students at Sans Technology Institute in total, 131 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 131 are full-time.

#15

Strayer University - Maryland

Suitland, Maryland
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
104 Yearly Degrees
$13,515 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,224 students at Strayer University - Maryland in total, 2,684 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 279 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 34 to 1.

Roughly 14% of students at Strayer University - Maryland take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,268 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Strayer University - Maryland with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Hood College

Frederick, Maryland
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
95 Yearly Degrees
$41,060 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,002 students at Hood in total, 1,126 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,057 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

78% of Hood students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,851 a year. Hood has a 5.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,500 during the early-career years.

#17

Frostburg State University

Frostburg, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
91 Yearly Degrees
$9,410 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Frostburg State University is 5,178, of which 4,429 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,522 are full-time. For undergraduates at Frostburg State, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,067 a year. Frostburg State has a 8.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Frostburg State is $31,600.

#18

Bowie State University

Bowie, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
83 Yearly Degrees
$8,445 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,171 students at Bowie State University in total, 5,227 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,329 are full-time. It takes the average Bowie State University undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

About 36% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

70% of Bowie State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,232 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bowie State University is $32,100.

#19

Harford Community College

Bel Air, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
78 Yearly Degrees
$6,065 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Harford Community College is 5,705, which includes 1,932 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

17% of Harford Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,057 a year. Harford Community College has a 8.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,100 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
73 Yearly Degrees
$6,050 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Prince George’s Community College is 11,788, which includes 3,508 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 22% of students at PGCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,593 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from PGCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Morgan State University

Baltimore, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
67 Yearly Degrees
$8,009 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,763 students at Morgan State in total, 6,461 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,759 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Morgan State is 5.0 years.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,089 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Morgan State is $27,900.

#22

United States Naval Academy

Annapolis, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
62 Yearly Degrees

There are 4,538 students at Annapolis in total, 4,538 are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Annapolis is 95%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

This a very selective school with only 8% of students getting accepted. Of the accepted students, 72% are men and 28% are women.

#23

Frederick Community College

Frederick, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
47 Yearly Degrees
$7,228 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,843 full-time undergraduates at Frederick Community College, and 6,129 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 15% of students at Frederick Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,950 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,700 during the early-career years.

#24

Carroll Community College

Westminster, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
44 Yearly Degrees
$6,318 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,089 full-time undergraduates at Carroll Community College, and 3,126 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 9% of students at Carroll Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,299 a year. Carroll Community College has a 7.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Carroll Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

University of Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland
Public Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees
$9,096 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Baltimore is 4,476, of which 2,097 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,192 are full-time. It takes the average UB undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

36% of UB students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,534 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,300 during the early-career years.

Other Maryland Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Hagerstown Community College 41
27 University of Maryland Eastern Shore 33
28 Howard Community College 29
29 Loyola University Maryland 19
30 Washington College 17
31 Mount St Mary’s University 16
31 St Mary’s College of Maryland 16
33 McDaniel College 13
34 Coppin State University 11
34 Garrett College 11
34 Allegany College of Maryland 11
37 Goucher College 10
37 Wor-Wic Community College 10
39 Cecil College 8
40 Washington Adventist University 7
41 Notre Dame of Maryland University 5
42 Chesapeake College 3

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