Denmark has a general population of 3,328 and an overall student population of 1,806. Approximately 1,105 of Denmark's students are enrolled in schools that offer gerontology programs.
Denmark Technical College is the largest gerontology school in Denmark, based on student population. In 2010, Denmark Technical College graduated approximately 9 students from its gerontology program.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in gerontology in Denmark in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Denmark's gerontology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,779 per year in instate tuition and $13,963 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for gerontology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,310 per year, on average, for room and board at Denmark-based gerontology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,347.
Many gerontology graduates choose to work as gerontologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Denmark, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 38,400 gerontologists in South Carolina, 990 were working in the greater Denmark area. The number of gerontologists in Denmark is expected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for gerontologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a gerontologist in Denmark is $51,820 per year, which is lower than the average for gerontologists state-wide.