Maryland contains four schools that offer nursing assistant programs. American Career Institute, the highest-ranking nursing assistant school in MD, has a total student population of 219 and is the 858th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 nursing assistant schools in Maryland, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, All-State Career School comes out as the most expensive ($16,560/yr), with Allegany College of Maryland as the lowest recorded at only $9,151/yr.
Nursing Assistant students from Maryland schools who go on to become nursing assistants, medical assistants, medical office assistants, physician assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,438,010 people working as nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,980. Also, Physical therapist aides make on average $24,990 per year and there are about 44,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maryland alone, there are 1,010 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $25,790. Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants in this state earn $28,610/yr and there are 30,360 employed.
Also, within the nursing assistant schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nursing assistant, 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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