Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has one gerontology school within its city limits. University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center has a total student population of 3,934. It is the 6115th highest ranked school in the USA and the 136th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Gerontology students from Oklahoma City 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 City area alone, there are 360 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average salary of $33,610. Life, physical, and social science employees in this area earn $60,820/yr and there are 4,810 employed.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary. Thus, about 8.516 out of every 1000 jobs in Oklahoma City are held by life, physical, and social science employees, and 0.642/1000 are held by rehabilitation counselors.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center ends up costing a student $/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|