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2021 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Schools in Maryland

7 Colleges
$66,531 Avg Salary
$25,869 Avg Student Debt

Out of the majors we analyze each year, computer information systems was ranked 3rd in Maryland. In fact, 2,046 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019.

There are so many computer science 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 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Schools in Maryland ranking is one of many tools that Computer Science Degree Search has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 7 schools in Maryland to see which ones were the most popular online programs for computer science students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The colleges and universities below are the most popular for CIS majors pursuing an online .

Our 2021 rankings named University of Maryland Global Campus the most popular online school in Maryland for computer information systems students. Located in the large suburb of Adelphi, UMGC is a public school with a fairly large student population.

On average, CIS graduates from UMGC take out $18,428 in student loans while working on their degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $191, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#2

Montgomery College

Rockville, MD

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Montgomery College is a great place for computer information systems students pursuing an online degree. Montgomery College is a very large public school located in the small city of Rockville.

On average, CIS graduates from Montgomery College take out $10,000 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $104.

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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 large suburb of Baltimore, CCBC is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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The excellent online programs at Strayer University - Maryland helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best computer information systems schools in Maryland. Strayer University - Maryland is a small private for-profit school located in the large suburb of Suitland.

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The excellent online programs at Anne Arundel Community College helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best computer information systems schools in Maryland. AACC is a large public school located in the suburb of Arnold.

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College of Southern Maryland landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best computer information systems programs. Located in the rural area of La Plata, CSM is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Schools in Maryland ranking. Located in the city of Baltimore, Johns Hopkins is a private not-for-profit school with a very large student population.

On average, CIS graduates from Johns Hopkins take out $22,179 in student loans while working on their degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $250.

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Best Computer Information Systems Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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State Degrees Awarded
New Jersey 2,718
Pennsylvania 3,352
New York 6,188
District of Columbia 228
Delaware 195

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

CIS Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
General Computer & Information Sciences 46,489
Information Technology 26,468
Informatics 2,056
Other Computer & Information Sciences 1,143
Artificial Intelligence 326

Majors Similar to CIS

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 47,906
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 7 schools only.

  • 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).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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