Maryland contains ten schools that offer clinical research programs. Salisbury University, the highest-ranking clinical research school in MD, has a total student population of 8,204 and is the 208th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 clinical research schools in Maryland, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Stevenson University comes out as the most expensive ($20,765/yr), with The Community College of Baltimore County as the lowest recorded at only $5,035/yr.
Clinical Research students from Maryland schools who go on to become clinical researchers, clinical laboratory researchers, institutional research directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 152,420 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,860. Also, Medical records and health information technicians make on average $33,880 per year and there are about 170,580 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maryland alone, there are 2,580 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $39,330. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $45,870/yr and there are 2,680 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from clinical research, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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