Kansas contains five schools that offer gerontology programs. Kansas State University, the highest-ranking gerontology school in KS, has a total student population of 23,581 and is the 875th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 gerontology schools in Kansas, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Benedictine College comes out as the most expensive ($20,991/yr), with Wichita State University as the lowest recorded at only $9,563/yr.
Gerontology students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 1,390 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $26,000. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $55,770/yr and there are 11,890 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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