With an overall population of 8,075 and a student population of 5,532, approximately 5,532 of Oakdale students attend one of Oakdale's schools that offer gerontology programs.
The largest gerontology school in Oakdale, by student population, is Dowling College. In 2010, Dowling College graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in gerontology.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in gerontology in Oakdale in 2010. In 2009 tuition at gerontology schools in Oakdale was $22,850 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for gerontology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Oakdale-based gerontology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,950.
After graduating with your credentials in gerontology, if you decide to work as a gerontologist in Oakdale, your job prospects are good. There were 162,860 gerontologists working in New York and 26,180 working in the greater Oakdale area in 2010. The number of gerontologists in Oakdale is expected to increase by 13% 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 Oakdale is $78,230 per year, which is higher than the average for gerontologists state-wide.