Nurse Practitioner in Maryland

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Schools Offering Nurse Practitioning Programs in Maryland


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Maryland graduates receive degrees in nurse practitioning. Thus, Maryland's 6 nurse practitioner schools put out approximately 77 nurse practitioners each year.

Top Schools

Johns Hopkins University, which was ranked 12th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Maryland that has a nurse practitioner program. It is located in Baltimore. In 2010, 38 students graduated from Johns Hopkins University's nurse practitioner program. Tuition at Johns Hopkins University was $40,680 per year.

Towson University, which is located in Baltimore, is the second-ranked school in Maryland that has a nurse practitioner program. It received a ranking of 28th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 15 students graduated from Towson University nurse practitioner program. Towson University charged in-state students $7,656 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Maryland that has a nurse practitioner program is Coppin State University. Coppin State University, which was ranked 84th in the country in 2010, is located in Baltimore. In 2010, Coppin State University graduated 7 students from its nurse practitioner programs. Coppin State University charged in-state students $5,547 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Maryland's nurse practitioner schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $14,324 per year, though tuition can range from $40,680 per year to $5,547 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Maryland nurse practitioner schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Johns Hopkins University - located in Baltimore, students are charged $40,680 per year
  2. Washington Adventist University - located in Takoma Park, students are charged $20,180 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Maryland Campus - located in Columbia, students are charged $11,880 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Maryland nurse practitioner schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Coppin State University - located in Baltimore, students are charged $5,547 per year
  2. Towson University - located in Baltimore, students are charged $7,656 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Maryland Campus - located in Columbia, students are charged $11,880 per year

A nurse practitioner degree from a Maryland school... what next?

The highest percentage of nurse practitioner graduates in Maryland pursue careers as a nurse practitioner. If you decide to work as a nurse practitioner in Maryland, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 3,710 Maryland nurse practitioners as of 2010. The Maryland counties with the largest populations of nurse practitioners are:

  1. Frederick County - 3,300 nurse practitioners
  2. Anne Arundel County - 230 nurse practitioners

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of nurse practitioners in the state of Maryland will grow to 4,400. This would require a 2% growth in the profession.

Salary

A nurse practitioner in Maryland makes an average of $117,900 per year. But, salaries for nurse practitioners can vary. In 2010, nurse practitioners made as little as less than $40,670 per year or as much as more than $155,490 per year in Maryland. The counties in Maryland with the highest average salary for a nurse practitioner are:

  1. Frederick County - $121,240 per year
  2. Anne Arundel County - $84,870 per year

A nurse practitioner in the following counties in Maryland make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Anne Arundel County - $84,870 per year
  2. Frederick County - $121,240 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Maryland statistics regarding a career in nurse practitioning and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse anesthetist or MSN.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Master's Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Maryland
  • Doctoral Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Maryland

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,512 miles from location Towson University Baltimore MD 72.2527 25% 21,177
5,512 miles from location Johns Hopkins University Baltimore MD 88.1701 31% 20,383
5,511 miles from location University of Maryland-Baltimore Baltimore MD 2.06133 n/a 6,382
5,513 miles from location Coppin State University Baltimore MD 16.2286 28% 3,801
5,528 miles from location Washington Adventist University Takoma Park MD 13.9013 n/a 1,178
5,521 miles from location University of Phoenix-Maryland Campus Columbia MD 7.1832 n/a 628
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 3,710 $117,900 243.5%
 

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