Gerontology in Kansas

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Schools Offering Gerontology Programs in Kansas


Around 0.0% of Kansas's graduates graduate from gerontology degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 10 gerontologists graduate from Kansas' 2 gerontology schools.

Top Schools

Kansas State University, which was ranked 61st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a gerontology program. It is located in Manhattan. In 2010, Kansas State University graduated 6 students from its gerontology program. Kansas State University charged in-state students $7,376 in tuition fees per year.

Wichita State University, which was ranked 72nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Kansas that has a gerontology program. It is located in Wichita. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Wichita State University gerontology program. Wichita State University charged in-state students $5,890 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Kansas' gerontology schools ranges from $7,376 per year to $5,890 per year. But, the average tuition is $6,633 per year. The Kansas gerontology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Kansas State University - located in Manhattan, students are charged $7,376 per year
  2. Wichita State University - located in Wichita, students are charged $5,890 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Kansas gerontology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Wichita State University - located in Wichita, students are charged $5,890 per year
  2. Kansas State University - located in Manhattan, students are charged $7,376 per year

A gerontology degree from a Kansas school... what next?

The highest percentage of gerontology graduates in Kansas pursue careers as a gerontologist. In 2010, there were 720 gerontologists working in Kansas. The following counties have the largest number of Kansas gerontologists:

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of gerontologists in the state of Kansas will grow to 1,200. This would require a 50% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, gerontologists earn $70,920 per year. However, Kansas gerontologists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $44,140 per year to more than $107,680 per year in 2010.

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Kansas statistics regarding a career in gerontology. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse practitioning or gerontology.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Gerontology in Kansas
  • Master's Degree in Gerontology in Kansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,577 miles from location Kansas State University Manhattan KS 38.7523 72% 23,581
6,624 miles from location Wichita State University Wichita KS 28.1041 53% 14,601
 

Curious what studying Gerontology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Registered Nurses + 28,070 $57,470 10.8%
2
Social and Human Service Assistants + 3,470 $26,380 -17.2%
3
Medical and Health Services Managers + 3,050 $81,650 14.2%
4
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists + 720 $70,920 414.3%
5
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 60 $58,720
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are gerontology related jobs in Kansas