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2021 Most Popular Online Information Science Schools in Maryland

4 Colleges
$66,447 Avg Salary
$29,196 Avg Student Debt

Out of the majors we analyze each year, information science was the most popular one in Maryland. In total, 3,238 people earned a degree or certificate in the field from a school in Maryland.

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 Information Science Schools in Maryland ranking is one of many tools that Computer Science Degree Search has developed to help you make your educational decision. Our analysis looked at 4 schools in Maryland to see which online programs were the most popular 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 IS majors pursuing an online .

Our analysis found University of Maryland Global Campus to be the most popular school for information science students who want to pursue an online degree in Maryland. Located in the suburb of Adelphi, UMGC is a public school with a very large student population.

IS majors at UMGC take out an average of $28,499 in student loans while working on their egree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $322.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Strayer University - Maryland. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Most Popular Online Information Science Schools in Maryland list. Strayer University - Maryland is a small private for-profit school located in the large suburb of Suitland.

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#3

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

The excellent online programs at Johns Hopkins University helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best information science schools in Maryland. Located in the large city of Baltimore, Johns Hopkins is a private not-for-profit school with a very large student population.

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A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Capitol Technology University is a great place for information science students pursuing an online degree. Located in the suburb of Laurel, Capitol Tech is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Best Information Science Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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State Degrees Awarded
New Jersey 754
Pennsylvania 1,710
New York 2,223
District of Columbia 155
Delaware 20

Information Science is one of 10 different types of computer science programs to choose from.

IS Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
General Information Science 17,779

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 76,482
Computer Science 47,906
Information Technology 33,399
Computer Systems Networking 14,055
Computer Software & Applications 12,793

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 4 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to The Opte Project.

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