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Registered Nursing Schools in Maryland

3,461 students earned Registered Nursing degrees in Maryland in the 2018-2019 year.

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

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in Maryland

Registered 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 446
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 16
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Registered Nursing Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.9%
  • Black or African American: 24.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.5%
  • White: 54.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.7%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
Registered Nursing Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in Maryland

54,950 people in the state and 3,007,670 in the nation are employed in jobs related to registered nursing.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in Maryland

In this state, registered nursing grads earn an average of $76,820. Nationwide, they make an average of $75,510.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

411 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,777 Total Students

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

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1. It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate. The student loan default rate is 1.10% which is lower than average.

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

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,186. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#4

Stevenson University

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

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.30%. It takes the average student 4.34 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 32%.

211 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,830 Total Students

28% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. 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

It takes the average student 4.67 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $13,672. 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

66% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.63 years. 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

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.20 years to graduate. In their early career, NDMU grads earn an average salary of $42,400.

144 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,211 Total Students

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

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,865 Total Students

33% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,900. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.90%.

Registered Nursing Careers in MD

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Registered Nurses 11% $75,660
Nursing Instructors and Professors 7% $87,490

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Nursing Science 211
Nursing Practice 144
Nursing Administration 28
Mental Health Nursing 26
Public Health Nursing 13
Nursing Education 10
Family Practice Nursing 1

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