Georgia contains six schools that offer gerontology programs. Georgia State University, the highest-ranking gerontology school in GA, has a total student population of 30,427 and is the 210th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 gerontology schools in Georgia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Covenant College comes out as the most expensive ($21,159/yr), with Southwest Georgia Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $3,881/yr.
Gerontology students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 1,380 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $37,280. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $60,270/yr and there are 25,410 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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