Indiana contains thirteen schools that offer gerontology programs. Purdue University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking gerontology school in IN, has a total student population of 41,052 and is the 81st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 gerontology schools in Indiana, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Taylor University comes out as the most expensive ($22,855/yr), with Vincennes University as the lowest recorded at only $8,501/yr.
Gerontology students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 980 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $27,320. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $51,850/yr and there are 20,430 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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