Gerontology in Indiana

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Schools Offering Gerontology Programs in Indiana

Around 0.0% of Indiana's graduates graduate from gerontology degree programs every year. Thus, Indiana's 7 gerontology schools put out approximately 7 gerontologists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Indiana that has a gerontology program is Valparaiso University. Valparaiso University, which was ranked 31st in the country in 2010, is located in Valparaiso. In 2010, no students graduated from Valparaiso University's gerontology program. Tuition at Valparaiso University was $29,582 per year.

The second-ranked school in Indiana with a gerontology program is Hanover College, which is located in Hanover. In 2010, it was ranked 38th nationwide. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Hanover College gerontology program. Tuition at Hanover College was $27,500 per year.

The third-ranked school in Indiana with a gerontology program is Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, which is located in Saint Mary Of The Woods. In 2010, it was ranked 41st nationwide. 0 students graduated with degree in gerontology from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in 2010. Tuition at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College was $24,500 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Indiana's gerontology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $20,664 per year, though tuition can range from $29,582 per year to $6,109 per year. The Indiana gerontology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Valparaiso University - located in Valparaiso, students are charged $29,582 per year
  2. Hanover College - located in Hanover, students are charged $27,500 per year
  3. Manchester College - located in North Manchester, students are charged $24,920 per year

The gerontology schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Indiana were:

  1. Indiana University-Kokomo - located in Kokomo, students are charged $6,109 per year
  2. Brown Mackie College-Merrillville - located in Merrillville, students are charged $9,815 per year
  3. University of Indianapolis - located in Indianapolis, students are charged $22,220 per year

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

Most people who graduate from gerontology school in Indiana go on to work as a gerontologist. 1,220 gerontologists were working in Indiana in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Indiana gerontologists:

  1. Benton County - 100 gerontologists
  2. Boone County


On average, gerontologists earn $93,280 per year. But, salaries for gerontologists can vary. In 2010, gerontologists made as little as less than $36,260 per year or as much as more than $113,800 per year in Indiana. The counties in Indiana with the highest average salary for a gerontologist are:

  1. Boone County - $98,620 per year
  2. Benton County - $78,980 per year

A gerontologist in the following counties in Indiana make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Benton County - $78,980 per year
  2. Boone County - $98,620 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in gerontology in Indiana 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 Indiana
  • Bachelor's Degree in Gerontology in Indiana
  • Master's Degree in Gerontology in Indiana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,019 miles from location University of Indianapolis Indianapolis IN 57.8716 27% 5,055
6,071 miles from location Valparaiso University Valparaiso IN 69.1785 25% 4,065
6,021 miles from location Indiana University-Kokomo Kokomo IN 47.8775 71% 2,992
6,086 miles from location Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Saint Mary Of The Woods IN 59.2888 37% 1,677
6,004 miles from location Manchester College North Manchester IN 55.0629 18% 1,223
5,981 miles from location Hanover College Hanover IN 62.3933 16% 938
6,087 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Merrillville Merrillville IN 21.7131 n/a 712

Curious what studying Gerontology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Registered Nurses + 60,300 $57,820 15.2%
Medical and Health Services Managers + 7,110 $78,790 14.5%
Social and Human Service Assistants + 4,430 $27,930 -3.7%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists + 1,220 $93,280
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 1,100 $52,900 -24.1%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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