Biddeford has a general population of 20,942 and an overall student population of 4,493. Approximately 4,493 of Biddeford's students are enrolled in schools that offer gerontology programs.
The largest gerontology school in Biddeford, by student population, is University of New England. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Gerontology program at University of New England.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a gerontology certificate in Biddeford. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,920 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,350 for gerontology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Biddeford-based gerontology schools, you will have an added expense of $10,870 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in gerontology, if you decide to work as a gerontologist in Biddeford, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 gerontologists in Maine were working in the greater Biddeford area. Biddeford's gerontologist workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for gerontologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a gerontologist in Biddeford is $59,120 per year, which is lower than the average for gerontologists state-wide.