Maryland contains thirteen schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. Johns Hopkins University, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in MD, has a total student population of 20,383 and is the 19th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 respiratory therapy schools in Maryland, only 5 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.
Respiratory Therapy students from Maryland schools who go on to become respiratory therapists, respiratory care specialists, respiratory care practitioners, certified respiratory therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 107,270 people working as respiratory therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,200.
Also, within the respiratory therapy schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, 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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