Maryland contains fourteen schools that offer court reporting programs. Towson University, the highest-ranking court reporting school in MD, has a total student population of 21,177 and is the 141st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 court reporting schools in Maryland, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College comes out as the most expensive ($24,596/yr), with Prince George's Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,203/yr.
Court Reporting students from Maryland schools who go on to become court reporters, freelance court reporters, certified shorthand reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,780 people working as court reporters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,460. Also, Procurement clerks make on average $36,430 per year and there are about 78,150 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maryland alone, there are 2,050 employed procurement clerks earning an average yearly salary of $42,090. Court reporters in this state earn $39,970/yr and there are 2,580 employed.
Also, within the court reporting schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from court reporting, 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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