Idaho contains two schools that offer gerontology programs. Boise State University, the highest-ranking gerontology school in ID, has a total student population of 18,933 and is the 448th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 gerontology schools in Idaho, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lewis-Clark State College comes out as the most expensive ($13,162/yr), with Boise State University as the lowest recorded at only $11,811/yr.
Gerontology students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 2,060 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $38,910. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $49,800/yr and there are 10,060 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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