Delaware contains two schools that offer gerontology programs. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens, the highest-ranking gerontology school in DE, has a total student population of 4,787 and is the 5384th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 gerontology schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens comes out as the most expensive ($5,105/yr), with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest recorded at only $4,849/yr.
Gerontology students from Delaware 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 Delaware alone, there are 460 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $35,770. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $70,430/yr and there are 7,880 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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