Monroe has a general population of 22,076 and an overall student population of 9,446. Approximately 4,624 of Monroe's students are enrolled in schools that offer gerontology programs.
Monroe County Community College is the largest gerontology school in Monroe, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Gerontology program at Monroe County Community College.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in gerontology in Monroe in 2010. In 2009 tuition at gerontology schools in Monroe was $2,240 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a gerontology program in Monroe.
If you plan on staying in Monroe after graduating from gerontology school, you should know that job prospects for gerontologists in Monroe, which is the most popular gerontology profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 158 gerontologists in Michigan were working in the greater Monroe area. The government projects that the number of gerontologists in Monroe will increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for gerontologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a gerontologist in Monroe is $62,200 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for gerontologists.