Massachusetts contains eight schools that offer gerontology programs. Eastern Nazarene College, the highest-ranking gerontology school in MA, has a total student population of 1,075 and is the 546th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 gerontology schools in Massachusetts, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dean College comes out as the most expensive ($26,502/yr), with North Shore Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,134/yr.
Gerontology students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 3,570 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $37,360. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $74,710/yr and there are 54,010 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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