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Nursing Schools in Maryland

In 2018-2019, 897 students earned their Nursing degrees in MD.

A Nursing major is the 5th most popular major in this 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
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: 7.9%
  • Black or African American: 23.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.6%
  • White: 55.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
Nursing Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Maryland

70,160 people in the state and 3,609,760 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Maryland

In this state, nursing grads earn an average of $115,060. Nationwide, they make an average of $106,910.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Maryland that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

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

The student loan default rate is 1.10% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate. 70% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

336 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,777 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, University of Maryland - Baltimore grads earn an average salary of $70,000. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

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

An average student at NDMU will pay a net price of $29,444. It takes the average student 4.20 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 4.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#4

Stevenson University

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

The full-time teacher rate is 32%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.30%.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
6,320 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $32,100 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 50%.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
2,738 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,422. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time.

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,700 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,186. The full-time teacher rate is 53%.

#8

Salisbury University

Salisbury
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
8,567 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,800 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.30%.

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

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. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,712 Total Students

A typical student attending Morgan State will pay a net price of $16,991. 69% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Morgan State grads earn an average salary of $27,900.

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 1,142
Health/Medical Admin Services 661
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 315
Medicine 281
Mental & Social Health Services 232
Rehabilitation Professions 198
Dietetics & Nutrition Services 166
Communication Sciences 132

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