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Gerontology in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Gerontology Programs in Connecticut

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Connecticut receive gerontology degrees every year. Thus, Connecticut's 6 gerontology schools put out approximately 14 gerontologists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Connecticut with a gerontology program is University of Connecticut, which is located in Storrs Mansfield. In 2010, it was ranked 19th nationwide. In 2010, no students graduated from University of Connecticut's gerontology program. Students at University of Connecticut paid $10,416 per year in tuition fees.

Quinnipiac University, which was ranked 31st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a gerontology program. It is located in Hamden. In 2010, Quinnipiac University graduated 3 students from its gerontology program. The tuition rate at Quinnipiac University was $34,250 per year.

The third-ranked school in Connecticut with a gerontology program is Western Connecticut State University, which is located in Danbury. In 2010, it was ranked 44th nationwide. Students at Western Connecticut State University paid $7,909 per year in tuition fees.


Tuition at Connecticut's gerontology schools ranges from $34,250 per year to $3,386 per year. But, the average tuition is $14,650 per year. In 2010, the following Connecticut gerontology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Quinnipiac University - located in Hamden, students are charged $34,250 per year
  2. Saint Joseph College - located in W Hartford, students are charged $28,530 per year
  3. University of Connecticut - located in Storrs Mansfield, students are charged $10,416 per year

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

  1. Norwalk Community College - located in Norwalk, students are charged $3,386 per year
  2. Gateway Community College - located in New Haven, students are charged $3,406 per year
  3. Western Connecticut State University - located in Danbury, students are charged $7,909 per year

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

Most people who graduate from gerontology school in Connecticut go on to work as a gerontologist. If you decide to work as a gerontologist in Connecticut, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,830 Connecticut gerontologists as of 2010. The Connecticut counties with the largest populations of gerontologists are:

  1. Middlesex County - 700 gerontologists
  2. Hartford County - 160 gerontologists
  3. New London County

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of gerontologists in Connecticut will grow by 19%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,040 gerontologists working in Connecticut.


A gerontologist in Connecticut earns $105,580 per year on average. But, salaries for gerontologists can vary. In 2010, gerontologists made as little as less than $40,060 per year or as much as more than $128,780 per year in Connecticut. On average a gerontologist earns the most in the following Connecticut counties:

  1. Middlesex County - $108,010 per year
  2. New London County - $98,380 per year
  3. Hartford County - $90,170 per year

On average, gerontologists earns the least in the following Connecticut counties:

  1. Hartford County - $90,170 per year
  2. New London County - $98,380 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $108,010 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in gerontology in Connecticut 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.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Gerontology in Connecticut
  • Master's Degree in Gerontology in Connecticut
  • Certificate in Gerontology in Connecticut

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Registered Nurses 35,310 $73,860 3.5%
Social and Human Service Assistants 7,440 $39,340 -2.0%
Medical and Health Services Managers 4,700 $107,380 37.8%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 1,830 $105,580 -19.4%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 180 $94,490 -81.4%

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