Gerontology in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Gerontology Programs in Minnesota


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Minnesota graduates receive degrees in gerontology. That means an estimated 32 gerontologists graduate from Minnesota's 5 gerontology schools each year.

Top Schools

Bethel University, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a gerontology program. It is located in Saint Paul. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Bethel University's gerontology program. The tuition rate at Bethel University was $28,080 per year.

Minnesota State University-Mankato, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Minnesota that has a gerontology program. It is located in Mankato. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Minnesota State University-Mankato gerontology program. Students at Minnesota State University-Mankato paid $6,725 per year in tuition fees.

Saint Cloud State University, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Minnesota that has a gerontology program. It is located in Saint Cloud. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Saint Cloud State University gerontology program. Saint Cloud State University charged in-state students $6,660 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Gerontology schools in Minnesota, charge students an average tuition of $11,874 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $28,080 per year, or as little as $6,660 per year. The Minnesota gerontology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Bethel University - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $28,080 per year
  2. Capella University - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $10,980 per year
  3. Minnesota State University-Moorhead - located in Moorhead, students are charged $6,924 per year

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

  1. Saint Cloud State University - located in Saint Cloud, students are charged $6,660 per year
  2. Minnesota State University-Mankato - located in Mankato, students are charged $6,725 per year
  3. Minnesota State University-Moorhead - located in Moorhead, students are charged $6,924 per year

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

The highest percentage of gerontology graduates in Minnesota pursue careers as a gerontologist. In 2010, there were 1,720 gerontologists working in Minnesota. The largest populations of Minnesota gerontologists are working in the following counties:

  1. Anoka County - 1,450 gerontologists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of gerontologists in the state of Minnesota will grow to 2,290. This would require a 31% growth in the profession.

Salary

A gerontologist in Minnesota earns $66,680 per year on average. However, Minnesota gerontologists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $33,170 per year to more than $108,970 per year in 2010. A gerontologist in the following Minnesota counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Anoka County - $65,620 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Minnesota 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 Minnesota
  • Master's Degree in Gerontology in Minnesota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,385 miles from location Capella University Minneapolis MN 13.5598 66% 31,998
6,426 miles from location Saint Cloud State University Saint Cloud MN 31.3343 45% 18,123
6,423 miles from location Minnesota State University-Mankato Mankato MN 31.8355 42% 14,955
6,544 miles from location Minnesota State University-Moorhead Moorhead MN 24.7584 47% 7,510
6,379 miles from location Bethel University Saint Paul MN 34.0074 45% 4,361
 

Curious what studying Gerontology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Registered Nurses + 56,010 $73,770 13.4%
2
Social and Human Service Assistants + 18,160 $29,200 17.2%
3
Medical and Health Services Managers + 6,180 $99,180 27.4%
4
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists + 1,720 $66,680 1.8%
5
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 250 $89,040
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are gerontology related jobs in Minnesota