Baltimore, MD (population: 632,410) has six gerontology schools within its city limits. University of Maryland-Baltimore County, the highest ranked school in the city with a gerontology program, has a total student population of 12,870. It is the 187th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Maryland (#1 is Johns Hopkins University). To learn more about gerontology programs in Baltimore, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of gerontology professors at University of Maryland such as Jeffrey Ash, Judah Ronch, and Margaret Stewart.
Gerontology students from Baltimore 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 Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 1,090 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average salary of $29,700. Life, physical, and social science employees in this area earn $69,980/yr and there are 15,550 employed.
Baltimore lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 12.347 out of every 1000 jobs in Baltimore are held by life, physical, and social science employees, and 0.868/1000 are held by rehabilitation counselors.
Of the 6 gerontology schools in Baltimore, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sojourner-Douglass College comes out as the most expensive ($18,062/yr) for gerontology students, with The Community College of Baltimore County as the lowest, reported at only $5,035/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baltimore|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||12.3 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||30.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||32.2 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||33.1 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||41.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||41.7 miles|