Boston has a general population of 589,141 and an overall student population of 123,971. Approximately 14,912 of Boston's students are enrolled in schools that offer gerontology programs.
Boston's largest gerontology school is University of Massachusetts-Boston. In 2010, approximately 41 students graduated from the Gerontology program at University of Massachusetts-Boston.
In 2010, 41 students graduated with a gerontology degree in Boston. In 2009 tuition at gerontology schools in Boston was $10,611 per year, on average.
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 Boston.
If you plan on staying in Boston after graduating from gerontology school, you should know that job prospects for gerontologists in Boston, which is the most popular gerontology profession, are good. In 2010, of the 83,320 gerontologists in Massachusetts, 48,240 were working in the greater Boston area. By the year 2018, the number of gerontologists is expected to increase by 17% in Boston. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for gerontologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a gerontologist in Boston is $89,200 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for gerontologists.