Michigan contains nineteen schools that offer gerontology programs. Grand Valley State University, the highest-ranking gerontology school in MI, has a total student population of 24,408 and is the 159th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 19 gerontology schools in Michigan, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Calvin College comes out as the most expensive ($23,575/yr), with Alpena Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,805/yr.
Gerontology students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 1,370 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $48,350. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $58,220/yr and there are 32,790 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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