Rhode Island contains one school that offers gerontology programs. Community College of Rhode Island has a total student population of 17,760 and is the 5473rd highest ranked school in America.
Gerontology students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 340 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average yearly salary of $46,250. Life, physical, and social science employees in this state earn $62,260/yr and there are 3,600 employed.
Also, within the gerontology schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from gerontology, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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