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Nursing Schools in Maryland

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

As a degree choice, Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state.

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

There are 70,160 people in the state and 3,609,760 people in the nation working in nursing jobs.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Maryland

Nursing grads earn an average of $115,060 in the state and $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

Graduates earn an average $70,000 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time.

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

70% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $62,700 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.07 years.

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

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. In their early career, Towson grads earn an average salary of $40,700. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.50%.

#4

Stevenson University

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

The student loan default rate of 6.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.34 years. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

211 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,830 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 75% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,923. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time.

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

Most students complete their degree in 4.67 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,672. The student loan default rate of 6.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,600 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,656. The student loan default rate is 8.70% which is lower than average.

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $29,444. Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years.

144 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,211 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 57% get financial aid. A typical student attending HCC will pay a net price of $10,268. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 21% are considered full time.

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,865 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,100 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,900. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time.

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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