Oklahoma contains eight schools that offer gerontology programs. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking gerontology school in OK, has a total student population of 23,033 and is the 1086th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 gerontology schools in Oklahoma, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oklahoma Wesleyan University comes out as the most expensive ($17,809/yr), with Oklahoma Panhandle State University as the lowest recorded at only $5,434/yr.
Gerontology students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 1,600 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $27,210. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $57,430/yr and there are 10,410 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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