Hempstead has a total population of 56,554 and a student population of 13,507. Of these students, 12,068 are enrolled in schools that offer gerontology programs.
Hofstra University is the largest gerontology school in Hempstead, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Gerontology program at Hofstra University.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in gerontology from gerontology schools in Hempstead in 2010. If you decide to attend a gerontology school in Hempstead, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,130.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for gerontology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hempstead-based gerontology schools, you will have an added expense of $11,330 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,022.
If you decide to work as a gerontologist in Hempstead, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 162,860 gerontologists in New York. Of these gerontologists, 26,180 were working in the greater Hempstead area. Hempstead's gerontologist workforce is projected to increase by 13% 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 Hempstead is $78,230 per year, which is higher than the average for gerontologists state-wide.