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1,330 CompSci students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Computer Science major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,136
Master’s Degree 150
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 44
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 44
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 44

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 24.7%
  • Black or African American: 6.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.0%
  • White: 43.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 13.7%
  • Other Races: 6.7%
Computer Science Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Maryland

77,210 people in the state and 2,790,990 in the nation are employed in jobs related to compsci.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Maryland

In this state, compsci grads earn an average of $107,960. Nationwide, they make an average of $96,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

737 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
40,743 Total Students

74% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 2.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

273 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
13,602 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,706.

174 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
22,709 Total Students

The average student takes 4.40 years to complete their degree at Towson. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,186. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
4,538 Total Students

8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
5,178 Total Students

The 8.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.63 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 66%.

#6

Hood College

Frederick
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
2,002 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,500 a year. It takes the average student 4.25 years to graduate.

#7

Washington College

Chestertown
17 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
1,288 Total Students

The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Washington College. The 4.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $26,718.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
5,473 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $39,168. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Graduates earn an average $50,700 after graduation.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
2,724 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,422. Most students complete their degree in 4.90 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
1,078 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,500 a year. The 9.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Computer Science Careers in MD

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Computer Programmers 8% $88,860
Web Developers 8% $73,450
Information Security Analysts 8% $109,750
Systems Software Developers 8% $118,300
Software Applications Developers 7% $100,510
Computer Science Professors 7% $97,060
Computer Network Support Specialists 6% $69,170
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 compsci.

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Information Science 3,238
Information Technology 2,593
Computer Information Systems 2,046
Computer Systems Networking 187
Computer Software Applications 74
Other Computer Sciences 54
Computer Programming 44
Data Entry 13

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