Maryland contains five schools that offer medicine programs. Johns Hopkins University, the highest-ranking medicine school in MD, has a total student population of 20,383 and is the 19th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 medicine schools in Maryland, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Johns Hopkins University comes out as the most expensive ($25,509/yr), with Hagerstown Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,465/yr.
Medicine students from Maryland schools who go on to become physicians, doctors, nurses, surgeons, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Anesthesiologists make on average $211,750 per year and there are about 37,450 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maryland alone, there are 770 employed anesthesiologists earning an average yearly salary of $217,460. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $150,490/yr and there are 9,020 employed.
Also, within the medicine schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medicine, 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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