With an overall population of 74,848 and a student population of 6,723, approximately 6,617 of Danbury students attend one of Danbury's schools that offer gerontology programs.
Of the 1 gerontology schools in Danbury, the largest gerontology school, by student population, is Western Connecticut State University. In 2010, Western Connecticut State University graduated approximately 0 students from its gerontology program.
Tuition in 2009 at Danbury's gerontology schools was $22,055 per year for instate students and $31,747 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a gerontology program in Danbury. And if you live on campus at one of the Danbury-based gerontology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,517 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,640.
If you decide to work as a gerontologist in Danbury, your job prospects are good. There were 36,720 gerontologists working in Connecticut and 1,260 working in the greater Danbury area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of gerontologists is expected to increase by 14% in Danbury. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for gerontologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a gerontologist in Danbury is $72,840 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for gerontologists.