Gerontology in Louisiana

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Schools Offering Gerontology Programs in Louisiana


Around 0.0% of Louisiana's graduates graduate from gerontology degree programs every year. That means an estimated 2 gerontologists graduate from Louisiana's 3 gerontology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Louisiana with a gerontology program is Tulane University of Louisiana, which is located in New Orleans. In 2010, it was ranked 18th nationwide. no students graduated with a degree in gerontology from Tulane University of Louisiana in 2010. Tuition at Tulane University of Louisiana was $41,884 per year.

The second-ranked school in Louisiana that has a gerontology program is University of Louisiana Monroe. University of Louisiana Monroe, which was ranked 75th in the country in 2010, is located in Monroe. In 2010, University of Louisiana Monroe graduated 2 students from its gerontology program. Students at University of Louisiana Monroe paid $4,636 per year in tuition fees.

University of New Orleans, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Louisiana that has a gerontology program. It is located in New Orleans. Students at University of New Orleans paid $4,759 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Louisiana gerontology school, average tuition will be $17,093 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,636 per year to $41,884 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Louisiana gerontology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Tulane University of Louisiana - located in New Orleans, students are charged $41,884 per year
  2. University of New Orleans - located in New Orleans, students are charged $4,759 per year
  3. University of Louisiana Monroe - located in Monroe, students are charged $4,636 per year

The following Louisiana gerontology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. University of Louisiana Monroe - located in Monroe, students are charged $4,636 per year
  2. University of New Orleans - located in New Orleans, students are charged $4,759 per year
  3. Tulane University of Louisiana - located in New Orleans, students are charged $41,884 per year

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

The highest percentage of gerontology graduates in Louisiana pursue careers as a gerontologist. 250 gerontologists were working in Louisiana in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Louisiana gerontologists:

  1. Jefferson Davis County - 120 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 100 gerontologists working in the Louisiana then.

Salary

A gerontologist in Louisiana makes an average of $89,450 per year. However, Louisiana gerontologists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $43,610 per year to more than $108,790 per year in 2010. On average a gerontologist earns the most in the following Louisiana counties:

  1. Jefferson Davis County - $76,630 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in gerontology in Louisiana 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.

  • Master's Degree in Gerontology in Louisiana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,229 miles from location University of New Orleans New Orleans LA 21.9836 58% 11,724
6,232 miles from location Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans LA 81.6008 14% 11,464
6,346 miles from location University of Louisiana Monroe Monroe LA 25.1569 67% 9,004
 

Curious what studying Gerontology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Registered Nurses + 40,780 $62,060 3.2%
2
Social and Human Service Assistants + 5,850 $29,800 27.5%
3
Medical and Health Services Managers + 3,690 $81,200 -15.2%
4
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists + 250 $89,450 127.3%
5
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 170 n/a -75.4%
 

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