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Nursing Practice Schools in Maryland

144 Nursing Practice students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Nursing Practice major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 136
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 136
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 136
Master’s Degree 8

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Practice Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.7%
  • Black or African American: 19.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.9%
  • White: 60.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.1%
  • Other Races: 3.5%
Nursing Practice Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in Maryland

There are 69,000 people in the state and 3,504,280 people in the nation working in nursing practice jobs.

Nursing Practice Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in Maryland

Nursing Practice grads earn an average of $115,060 in the state and $110,030 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Maryland that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

125 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,827 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $70,000 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. The student loan default rate of 1.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
22,709 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.50% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.40 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,700 after earning their degree at this institution.


Salisbury University

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
8,617 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,800 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
2,724 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,422. The full-time teacher rate is 48%. It takes the average student 4.90 years to graduate.

Nursing Practice Careers in MD

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 24% $108,580
Medical and Health Services Managers 12% $113,150
Registered Nurses 11% $75,660

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Registered Nursing 3,461
Nursing Science 211
Nursing Administration 28
Mental Health Nursing 26
Public Health Nursing 13
Nursing Education 10
Family Practice Nursing 1

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