Arizona contains eight schools that offer gerontology programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking gerontology school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 gerontology schools in Arizona, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Online Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,066/yr), with Yavapai College as the lowest recorded at only $4,664/yr.
Gerontology students from Arizona schools who go on to become gerontologists, physicians, clinical dietitians, medical staff physicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,308,380 people working as life, physical, and social science employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,660. Also, Rehabilitation counselors make on average $34,710 per year and there are about 112,690 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 1,750 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $32,560. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $57,830/yr and there are 20,930 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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