Connecticut contains seven schools that offer gerontology programs. Quinnipiac University, the highest-ranking gerontology school in CT, has a total student population of 7,758 and is the 193rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 gerontology schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Quinnipiac University comes out as the most expensive ($30,491/yr), with Norwalk Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,294/yr.
Gerontology students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 3,420 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $39,210. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $71,180/yr and there are 15,370 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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