Maryland contains 52 schools that offer medicine and health programs. Johns Hopkins University, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in MD, has a total student population of 20,383 and is the 19th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 52 medicine and health schools in Maryland, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washington College comes out as the most expensive ($29,222/yr), with Prince George's Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,203/yr.
Medicine and Health students from Maryland schools who go on to become medicine and health professionals, office administrators, massage therapists, trainers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maryland alone, there are 51,620 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $76,330. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $103,000/yr and there are 7,070 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, 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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