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Nursing Schools in Maryland

3,894 Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Nursing is the 3rd most popular major out of a total 286 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Maryland

Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,618
Associate’s Degree 1,379
Master’s Degree 659
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 190
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 190
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 190
Post-Master’s Certificate 48
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 48

Gender Distribution

In Maryland, a nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing majors in Maryland is as follows:

  • Asian: 7.2%
  • Black or African American: 24.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.3%
  • White: 54.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.7%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
Nursing Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Maryland

In this state, there are 70,160 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Maryland

A typical salary for a nursing grad in the state is $115,060, compared to a typical salary of $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 28 colleges in Maryland that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

747 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,777 Total Students

7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 47%. The student loan default rate of 1.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

388 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
26,152 Total Students

70% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Johns Hopkins grads earn an average salary of $62,700. The student loan default rate is 1.10% which is lower than average.

286 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
22,923 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.40 years to complete their degree at Towson. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

#4

Stevenson University

Stevenson
231 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
3,615 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,099. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,400 a year.

211 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,830 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

187 Degrees in Major Awarded
8% Graduation Rate
60,603 Total Students

The average student takes 4.67 years to complete their degree at UMGC. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.10%.

167 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
5,295 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $14,656. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. In their early career, Frostburg State grads earn an average salary of $31,600.

145 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
2,371 Total Students

7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at NDMU. The student loan default rate of 4.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

144 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,211 Total Students

57% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $30,100 after graduation. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,865 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.90%. In their early career, Harford Community College grads earn an average salary of $26,100. Of all the students who attend this school, 59% get financial aid.

Nursing Careers in MD

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Nurse Midwives 29% $105,840
Nurse Practitioners 24% $108,580
Nurse Anesthetists 24% $189,060
Medical and Health Services Managers 12% $113,150
Registered Nurses 11% $75,660
Nursing Instructors and Professors 7% $87,490

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Public Health 1,745
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,290
Allied Health Professions 905
Mental & Social Health Services 667
Allied Health Services 589
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 315
Dental Support Services 313
Rehabilitation Professions 307

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