Kentucky contains two schools that offer gerontology programs. Alice Lloyd College, the highest-ranking gerontology school in KY, has a total student population of 595 and is the 491st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 gerontology schools in Kentucky, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Catharine College comes out as the most expensive ($13,793/yr), with Alice Lloyd College as the lowest recorded at only $6,981/yr.
Gerontology students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 1,200 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $35,850. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $51,180/yr and there are 10,710 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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