Colorado contains four schools that offer gerontology programs. University of Denver, the highest-ranking gerontology school in CO, has a total student population of 11,644 and is the 148th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 gerontology schools in Colorado, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Denver comes out as the most expensive ($31,044/yr), with University of Colorado at Colorado Springs as the lowest recorded at only $12,497/yr.
Gerontology students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 1,510 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $35,950. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $69,180/yr and there are 28,540 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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