The largest gerontology school in Wilkes Barre, by student population, is King's College. In 2010, King's College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in gerontology.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,644 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,220 for gerontology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wilkes Barre-based gerontology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,838 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,874.
Many gerontology graduates choose to work as gerontologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wilkes Barre, your job prospects are good. The number of gerontologists in Wilkes Barre is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for gerontologists.