District Of Columbia contains two schools that offer gerontology programs. Georgetown University, the highest-ranking gerontology school in DC, has a total student population of 16,520 and is the 679th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 gerontology schools in District Of Columbia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Georgetown University comes out as the most expensive ($26,631/yr), with Gallaudet University as the lowest recorded at only $10,071/yr.
Gerontology students from District Of Columbia 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 District Of Columbia alone, there are 890 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $33,190. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $92,940/yr and there are 21,620 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.