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Gerontology in Colorado

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Schools Offering Gerontology Programs in Colorado

Each year, in the range of 0.0% of Colorado graduates, graduate from Gerontology degree programs.

University of Northern Colorado, which was ranked 38th nationwide in 2010, is the only accredited Gerontology school in Colorado. It is located in Greeley. In 2010, 3 students graduated from University of Northern Colorado's Gerontology programs.


Tuition at University of Northern Colorado for students enrolled in Gerontology courses was $5,997 per year.

A Gerontology degree from a Colorado school... what next?

Most people who graduate from Gerontology school in Colorado go on to work as a gerontologist. Colorado had 590 gerontologists in 2010. In Colorado, the largest numbers of gerontologists work in the following counties:

  1. Boulder County - 180 gerontologists
  2. Adams County - 170 gerontologists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of gerontologists is expected to grow by 15% by 2018. There are projected to be an estimated 580 gerontologists working in the Colorado then.


Colorado gerontologists earn on average $81,710 per year. But, salaries for gerontologists can vary. In 2010, gerontologists made as little as less than $46,830 per year or as much as more than $155,120 per year in Colorado. [A/An] gerontologists in the following Colorado counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Adams County - $90,940 per year
  2. Boulder County - $83,210 per year

The Colorado counties with the lowest average salary for gerontologists are:

  1. Boulder County - $83,210 per year
  2. Adams County - $90,940 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional gerontology statistics regarding a career in Gerontology and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse practitioning or nursing.

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

  • Master's Degree in Gerontology in Colorado

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Registered Nurses 41,960 $67,280 27.0%
Social and Human Service Assistants 3,470 $31,290 0.6%
Medical and Health Services Managers 3,110 $95,400 5.1%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 590 $81,710 -22.4%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 550 $82,550 -54.5%

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