Maryland contains sixteen schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. Allegany College of Maryland, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in MD, has a total student population of 4,085 and is the 4775th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 licensed practical nurse schools in Maryland, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sojourner-Douglass College comes out as the most expensive ($18,062/yr), with Prince George's Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,203/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Maryland schools who go on to become licensed practical nurses, nurses, practical nurses, pediatric nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maryland alone, there are 30,360 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $28,610. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $49,310/yr and there are 10,960 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, 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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