With an overall population of 93,102 and a student population of 23,260, approximately 23,260 of Mission Viejo students attend one of Mission Viejo's schools that offer gerontology programs.
Saddleback College is the largest gerontology school in Mission Viejo, based on student population. In 2010, Saddleback College graduated approximately 1 students from its gerontology program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a gerontology degree in Mission Viejo. In 2009 tuition at gerontology schools in Mission Viejo was $658 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a gerontology program in Mission Viejo.
Many gerontology graduates choose to work as gerontologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mission Viejo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 gerontologists in California were working in the greater Mission Viejo area. The number of gerontologists in Mission Viejo is expected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for gerontologists.
As a gerontologist in Mission Viejo, you can expect to make an average salary of $78,490 per year. This is lower than the average salary for gerontologists in the state.