Maine contains one school that offers gerontology programs. University of Maine at Fort Kent has a total student population of 1,126 and is the 4169th highest ranked school in America.
Gerontology students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 750 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $34,820. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $56,920/yr and there are 4,780 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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