Hamden's largest gerontology school is Quinnipiac University. In 2010, Quinnipiac University graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in gerontology.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in gerontology in Hamden in 2010. If you decide to attend a gerontology school in Hamden, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $32,400.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a gerontology program in Hamden. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,380 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $36,600.
Many gerontology graduates choose to work as gerontologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hamden, your job prospects are good. There were 36,720 gerontologists working in Connecticut and 7,670 working in the greater Hamden area in 2010. Hamden's gerontologist workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for gerontologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a gerontologist in Hamden is $76,000 per year, which is higher than the average for gerontologists state-wide.