North Dakota contains one school that offers gerontology programs. North Dakota State University-Main Campus has a total student population of 14,189 and is the 1427th highest ranked school in America.
Gerontology students from North Dakota 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 North Dakota alone, there are 240 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $34,310. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $49,400/yr and there are 3,120 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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