There are schools offering gerontology programs in California!
Schools Offering Gerontology Programs in California
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The top-ranked school in California that has a gerontology program is University of Southern California. University of Southern California, which was ranked 7th in the country in 2010, is located in Los Angeles. 40 students graduated with a degree in gerontology from University of Southern California in 2010. Students at University of Southern California paid $41,022 per year in tuition fees.
University of La Verne, which was ranked 38th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in California that has a gerontology program. It is located in La Verne. 7 students graduated with degree in gerontology from University of La Verne in 2010. University of La Verne charged in-state students $29,800 in tuition fees per year.
The third-ranked school in California that has a gerontology program is Notre Dame de Namur University. Notre Dame de Namur University, which was ranked 45th in the country in 2010, is located in Belmont. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Notre Dame de Namur University gerontology program. Notre Dame de Namur University charged in-state students $28,500 in tuition fees per year.
Tuition at California's gerontology schools ranges from $41,022 per year to $624 per year. But, the average tuition is $6,802 per year. In 2010, the following California gerontology schools had the highest tuition rates:
- University of Southern California - located in Los Angeles, students are charged $41,022 per year
- Mount St. Mary's College - located in Los Angeles, students are charged $30,132 per year
- University of La Verne - located in La Verne, students are charged $29,800 per year
The lowest tuition rates at California gerontology schools were charged at the following schools:
- San Joaquin Delta College - located in Stockton, students are charged $624 per year
- Folsom Lake College - located in Folsom, students are charged $644 per year
- Sacramento City College - located in Sacramento, students are charged $644 per year
A gerontology degree from a California school... what next?
The highest percentage of gerontology graduates in California pursue careers as a gerontologist. California had 24,260 gerontologists in 2010. The California counties with the largest populations of gerontologists are:
- San Diego County - 5,160 gerontologists
- Los Angeles County - 4,880 gerontologists
- Marin County - 3,670 gerontologists
The government projects that the number of gerontologists in California will grow by 46%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 38,500 gerontologists working in California.
A gerontologist in California earns $86,190 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. gerontologists in California had varying salaries from $37,230 to $146,320 per year in 2010. The following counties in California have the highest average salaries for gerontologists:
- San Benito County - $117,600 per year
- Alameda County - $95,090 per year
- Napa County - $93,640 per year
The following counties in California have the lowest average salaries for gerontologists:
- Los Angeles County - $70,020 per year
- Riverside County - $74,680 per year
- Orange County - $80,970 per year
For more data regarding a career in gerontology in California 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.
- Associate's Degree in Gerontology in California
- Bachelor's Degree in Gerontology in California
- Master's Degree in Gerontology in California
- Doctoral Degree in Gerontology in California
- Certificate in Gerontology in California
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|7,805 miles from location||California State University-Fullerton||Fullerton||CA||36.6289||24%||36,262|
|7,820 miles from location||California State University-Long Beach||Long Beach||CA||40.6226||23%||35,557|
|7,883 miles from location||American River College||Sacramento||CA||15.4069||n/a||35,413|
|7,825 miles from location||University of Southern California||Los Angeles||CA||92.8981||33%||34,824|
|7,781 miles from location||San Diego State University||San Diego||CA||44.1756||28%||32,817|
|7,963 miles from location||San Francisco State University||San Francisco||CA||33.6948||18%||30,469|
|7,889 miles from location||California State University-Sacramento||Sacramento||CA||30.4004||22%||29,241|
|7,893 miles from location||Sacramento City College||Sacramento||CA||14.8295||n/a||27,171|
|7,957 miles from location||Santa Rosa Junior College||Santa Rosa||CA||19.5812||n/a||25,877|
|7,800 miles from location||Saddleback College||Mission Viejo||CA||19.6994||n/a||23,260|
|7,783 miles from location||Chaffey College||Alta Loma||CA||13.8744||n/a||21,399|
|7,898 miles from location||San Joaquin Delta College||Stockton||CA||16.8338||n/a||20,223|
|7,787 miles from location||San Diego City College||San Diego||CA||12.0991||n/a||18,074|
|7,756 miles from location||Mt. San Jacinto Community College District||San Jacinto||CA||11.7295||n/a||17,583|
|7,786 miles from location||MiraCosta College||Oceanside||CA||17.1854||n/a||13,537|
|7,811 miles from location||Coastline Community College||Fountain Valley||CA||12.9344||n/a||11,231|
|7,826 miles from location||Los Angeles Mission College||Sylmar||CA||11.514||n/a||10,792|
|7,872 miles from location||Folsom Lake College||Folsom||CA||12.6843||n/a||9,307|
|7,795 miles from location||University of La Verne||La Verne||CA||61.7321||31%||7,482|
|7,949 miles from location||Berkeley City College||Berkeley||CA||14.3092||n/a||6,945|
|7,805 miles from location||Brandman University, Part of the Chapman University System||Irvine||CA||1.84539||n/a||6,386|
|7,768 miles from location||Loma Linda University||Loma Linda||CA||0.491732||n/a||4,114|
|7,863 miles from location||College of the Siskiyous||Weed||CA||14.331||n/a||3,045|
|7,834 miles from location||Mount St. Mary's College||Los Angeles||CA||33.5301||42%||2,482|
|7,936 miles from location||University of Phoenix-Bay Area Campus||San Jose||CA||8.63754||n/a||2,035|
|7,959 miles from location||Notre Dame de Namur University||Belmont||CA||54.6996||15%||1,613|
Curious what studying Gerontology gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in California
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Registered Nurses +||240,030||$87,480||6.0%|
|Social and Human Service Assistants +||33,740||$35,040||24.5%|
|Medical and Health Services Managers +||27,300||$105,190||50.2%|
|Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists +||24,260||$86,190||56.8%|
|Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other +||2,260||$80,160||22.2%|
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