Seward has a total population of 6,319 and a student population of 1,717. Of these students, 1,717 are enrolled in schools that offer gerontology programs.
Seward's largest gerontology school is Concordia University. In 2010, Concordia University graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in gerontology.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a gerontology degree from one of Seward's gerontology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,250 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $750 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a gerontology program in Seward. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,520 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a gerontologist in Seward, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 gerontologists in Nebraska were working in the greater Seward area. The number of gerontologists in Seward is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for gerontologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a gerontologist in Seward is $53,120 per year, which is higher than the average for gerontologists state-wide.