New York contains 24 schools that offer gerontology programs. University of Rochester, the highest-ranking gerontology school in NY, has a total student population of 9,506 and is the 76th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 24 gerontology schools in New York, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fordham University comes out as the most expensive ($31,916/yr), with Touro College as the lowest recorded at only $4,470/yr.
Gerontology students from New York 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 New York alone, there are 13,620 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $32,140. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $65,070/yr and there are 94,160 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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