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Gerontology in Ohio

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Schools Offering Gerontology Programs in Ohio

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Ohio receive gerontology degrees every year. Thus, Ohio's 9 gerontology schools put out approximately 28 gerontologists each year.

Top Schools

Ohio University-Main Campus, which is located in Athens, is the top-ranked school in Ohio that has a gerontology program. It received a ranking of 27th in the country in 2010. no students graduated with a degree in gerontology from Ohio University-Main Campus in 2010. Students at Ohio University-Main Campus paid $9,603 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Ohio that has a gerontology program is Bowling Green State University-Main Campus. Bowling Green State University-Main Campus, which was ranked 34th in the country in 2010, is located in Bowling Green. In 2010, Bowling Green State University-Main Campus graduated 13 students from its gerontology program. The tuition rate at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus was $9,704 per year.

The third-ranked school in Ohio with a gerontology program is Miami University-Oxford, which is located in Oxford. In 2010, it was ranked 58th nationwide. In 2010, 12 students graduated from Miami University-Oxford gerontology program. Tuition at Miami University-Oxford was $12,786 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Ohio's gerontology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $10,611 per year, though tuition can range from $23,550 per year to $2,958 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Ohio gerontology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. College of Mount St. Joseph - located in Cincinnati, students are charged $23,550 per year
  2. Miami University-Oxford - located in Oxford, students are charged $12,786 per year
  3. Lourdes College - located in Sylvania, students are charged $12,696 per year

The following Ohio gerontology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Columbus State Community College - located in Columbus, students are charged $2,958 per year
  2. Youngstown State University - located in Youngstown, students are charged $7,199 per year
  3. University of Toledo - located in Toledo, students are charged $8,491 per year

A gerontology degree from an Ohio school... what next?

Most people who graduate from gerontology school in Ohio go on to work as a gerontologist. If you decide to work as a gerontologist in Ohio, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,580 Ohio gerontologists as of 2010. The largest populations of Ohio gerontologists are working in the following counties:

  1. Dearborn County - 520 gerontologists
  2. Cuyahoga County - 340 gerontologists
  3. Greene County - 40 gerontologists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of gerontologists in Ohio will grow by 28%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,290 gerontologists working in Ohio.


On average, gerontologists earn $69,360 per year. But, salaries for gerontologists can vary. In 2010, gerontologists made as little as less than $35,970 per year or as much as more than $124,300 per year in Ohio. The following counties in Ohio have the highest average salaries for gerontologists:

  1. Cuyahoga County - $88,910 per year
  2. Fulton County - $80,090 per year
  3. Greene County - $70,040 per year

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

  1. Delaware County - $59,060 per year
  2. Dearborn County - $60,220 per year
  3. Greene County - $70,040 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Ohio statistics regarding a career in gerontology and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Ohio
  • Master's Degree in Gerontology in Ohio

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Registered Nurses 122,300 $60,590 14.7%
Medical and Health Services Managers 12,300 $84,510 23.2%
Social and Human Service Assistants 11,990 $27,240 35.2%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 1,580 $69,360 16.2%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 870 $81,580 -31.5%

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