Maryland contains eighteen schools that offer forensic nursing programs. Johns Hopkins University, the highest-ranking forensic nursing school in MD, has a total student population of 20,383 and is the 19th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 forensic nursing schools in Maryland, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Maryland Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,492/yr), with Harford Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,400/yr.
Forensic Nursing students from Maryland schools who go on to become forensic nurses, forensic accountants, forensics specialists, crime scene forensics specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maryland alone, there are 10,960 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $49,310. Registered nurses in this state earn $76,330/yr and there are 51,620 employed.
Also, within the forensic nursing schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from forensic nursing, 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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