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2021 Most Popular Online Information Technology Schools in Maryland

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

In 2018-2019, information technology students earned 2,593 degrees and certificates from a Maryland school, making the subject the 2nd in the state.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for computer science students. 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.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Computer Science Degree Search has created its Most Popular Online Information Technology Schools in Maryland ranking. Our analysis looked at 9 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.

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Our 2021 rankings named University of Maryland Global Campus the most popular online school in Maryland for information technology students. UMGC is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Adelphi.

The average amount in student loans that IT majors at UMGC take out is $34,387. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $392.

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The excellent online programs at Anne Arundel Community College helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best information technology schools in Maryland. Located in the suburb of Arnold, AACC is a public school with a fairly large student population.

While working on their degree, IT majors at AACC accumulate an average of around $10,688 in student debt. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $111, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Sans Technology Institute. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Most Popular Online Information Technology Schools in Maryland list. Located in the city of Bethesda, Sans Technology Institute is a private for-profit school with a fairly small student population.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Community College of Baltimore County. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Most Popular Online Information Technology Schools in Maryland list. CCBC is a large public school located in the large suburb of Baltimore.

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The excellent online programs at College of Southern Maryland helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best information technology schools in Maryland. CSM is a medium-sized public school located in the rural area of La Plata.

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#6

Towson University

Towson, MD

Towson University landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best information technology programs. Towson is a very large public school located in the city of Towson.

While working on their degree, IT majors at Towson accumulate an average of around $25,250 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $294.

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Strayer University - Maryland ranked #7 on this year’s Most Popular Online Information Technology Schools in Maryland list. Located in the large suburb of Suitland, Strayer University - Maryland is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

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Capitol Technology University came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Information Technology Schools in Maryland ranking. Capitol Tech is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Laurel.

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Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

With a ranking of #9, Johns Hopkins University did quite well on this year’s best schools for information technology students. Johns Hopkins is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Baltimore.

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Best Information Technology Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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

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

IT Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
Computer & IS Security 17,695
Network & System Administration/Administrator 5,778
Information Technology Management 3,066
Computer Support Specialist 2,955
Information Technology Project Management 1,614
System, Networking, & LAN/WAN Management/Manager 1,521
Web/Multimedia Management & Webmaster 770

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 9 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 Craig Dennis.

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