With an overall population of 243,771 and a student population of 29,263, approximately 20,223 of Stockton students attend one of Stockton's schools that offer gerontology programs.
The largest gerontology school in Stockton, by student population, is San Joaquin Delta College. In 2010, San Joaquin Delta College graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in gerontology.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a gerontology certificate in Stockton. In 2009 tuition at gerontology schools in Stockton was $624 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for gerontology related books and supplies each year.
Many gerontology graduates choose to work as gerontologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Stockton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 62 gerontologists in California were working in the greater Stockton area. By the year 2018, the number of gerontologists is expected to increase by 25% in Stockton. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for gerontologists.
As a gerontologist in Stockton, you can expect to make an average salary of $83,100 per year. This is lower than the average salary for gerontologists in the state.