Maryland contains 47 schools that offer healthcare programs. Johns Hopkins University, the highest-ranking healthcare school in MD, has a total student population of 20,383 and is the 19th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 47 healthcare 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.
Healthcare students from Maryland schools who go on to become healthcare managers, physicians, doctors, health care administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,520 people working as healthcare practitioners and technical workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,110. Also, Mental health counselors make on average $41,710 per year and there are about 106,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maryland alone, there are 1,530 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $40,840. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $83,070/yr and there are 1,840 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from healthcare, 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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