Nevada contains one school that offers gerontology programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Gerontology students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 120 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $44,640. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $62,440/yr and there are 7,830 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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