With an overall population of 152,082 and a student population of 20,020, approximately 3,414 of Springfield students attend one of Springfield's schools that offer gerontology programs.
American International College is the largest gerontology school in Springfield, based on student population. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from American International College with credentials in gerontology.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in gerontology in Springfield in 2010. In 2009 tuition at gerontology schools in Springfield was $25,550 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for gerontology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $29,646.
Many gerontology graduates choose to work as gerontologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Springfield, your job prospects are good. There were 83,320 gerontologists working in Massachusetts and 6,610 working in the greater Springfield area in 2010. Springfield's gerontologist workforce is projected to increase by 17% 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 Springfield is $71,200 per year, which is lower than the average for gerontologists state-wide.