Maryland contains 46 schools that offer health science programs. Johns Hopkins University, the highest-ranking health science school in MD, has a total student population of 20,383 and is the 19th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 46 health science schools in Maryland, only 8 have 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 Prince George's Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,203/yr.
Health Science students from Maryland schools who go on to become health psychologists, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 83,530 people working as environmental scientists and specialists, including health alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,360. Also, Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors make on average $40,420 per year and there are about 78,470 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maryland alone, there are 1,960 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $40,840. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $73,410/yr and there are 2,270 employed.
Also, within the health science schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from health science, 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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