Maryland contains five schools that offer sonography programs. Sanford-Brown Institute, the highest-ranking sonography school in MD, has a total student population of 962 and is the 2831st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 sonography schools in Maryland, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sanford-Brown Institute comes out as the most expensive ($21,108/yr), with Harford Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,400/yr.
Sonography students from Maryland schools who go on to become sonographers, sonography specialists, diagnostic medical sonographers, ultrasonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640. Also, Pediatricians, general make on average $161,410 per year and there are about 29,460 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maryland alone, there are 480 employed pediatricians, general earning an average yearly salary of $139,530. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $70,450/yr and there are 1,170 employed.
Also, within the sonography schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sonography, 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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