Gerontology in Arkansas

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Schools Offering Gerontology Programs in Arkansas


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Arkansas students graduate with degrees in gerontology. That means an estimated 1 gerontologists graduate from Arkansas' 3 gerontology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arkansas that has a gerontology program is Arkansas State University-Main Campus. Arkansas State University-Main Campus, which was ranked 42nd in the country in 2010, is located in Jonesboro. no students graduated with a degree in gerontology from Arkansas State University-Main Campus in 2010. Students at Arkansas State University-Main Campus paid $6,640 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Arkansas with a gerontology program is University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, which is located in Pine Bluff. In 2010, it was ranked 50th nationwide. In 2010, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff graduated 1 students from its gerontology program. Tuition at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff was $5,033 per year.

University of Arkansas, which is located in Fayetteville, is the third-ranked school in Arkansas that has a gerontology program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Arkansas graduated 0 students from its gerontology programs. Students at University of Arkansas paid $6,768 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Arkansas gerontology school, average tuition will be $6,147 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,033 per year to $6,768 per year. In 2010, the following Arkansas gerontology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Arkansas - located in Fayetteville, students are charged $6,768 per year
  2. Arkansas State University-Main Campus - located in Jonesboro, students are charged $6,640 per year
  3. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff - located in Pine Bluff, students are charged $5,033 per year

The following Arkansas gerontology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff - located in Pine Bluff, students are charged $5,033 per year
  2. Arkansas State University-Main Campus - located in Jonesboro, students are charged $6,640 per year
  3. University of Arkansas - located in Fayetteville, students are charged $6,768 per year

A gerontology degree from an Arkansas school... what next?

A large number of Arkansas gerontology graduates become gerontologists. 240 gerontologists were working in Arkansas in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Arkansas gerontologists:

  1. Faulkner County - 200 gerontologists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of gerontologists is expected to grow by 20% by 2018. There are projected to be 410 gerontologists working in the Arkansas then.

Salary

A gerontologist in Arkansas earns $67,300 per year on average. But, salaries for gerontologists can vary. In 2010, gerontologists made as little as less than $26,440 per year or as much as more than $90,500 per year in Arkansas. The counties in Arkansas with the highest average salary for a gerontologist are:

  1. Faulkner County - $56,760 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in gerontology in Arkansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse practitioning or gerontology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Gerontology in Arkansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,458 miles from location University of Arkansas Fayetteville AR 36.0603 43% 19,849
6,263 miles from location Arkansas State University-Main Campus Jonesboro AR 57.8251 55% 12,156
6,339 miles from location University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Pine Bluff AR 50.0243 62% 3,792
 

Curious what studying Gerontology gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arkansas

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Registered Nurses + 23,730 $56,500 17.2%
2
Social and Human Service Assistants + 4,280 $24,780 -14.1%
3
Medical and Health Services Managers + 2,050 $77,530 -4.7%
4
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists + 240 $67,300
5
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 180 n/a -25.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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