Maryland contains thirteen schools that offer gerontology programs. St Mary's College of Maryland, the highest-ranking gerontology school in MD, has a total student population of 2,060 and is the 117th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 gerontology schools in Maryland, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St Mary's College of Maryland comes out as the most expensive ($21,468/yr), with The Community College of Baltimore County as the lowest recorded at only $5,035/yr.
Gerontology students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 3,060 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $28,720. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $78,160/yr and there are 40,910 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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