Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has one gerontology school within its city limits. Columbus State Community College has a total student population of 28,539. It is the 5363rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 285th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Gerontology students from Columbus 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 Columbus area alone, there are 1,110 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average salary of $45,490. Life, physical, and social science employees in this area earn $60,010/yr and there are 8,700 employed.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 9.575 out of every 1000 jobs in Columbus are held by life, physical, and social science employees, and 1.219/1000 are held by rehabilitation counselors.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Columbus State Community College ends up costing a student $5,330/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|