With an overall population of 49,170 and a student population of 21,055, approximately 749 of Troy students attend one of Troy's schools that offer gerontology programs.
Of the 1 gerontology schools in Troy, the largest gerontology school, by student population, is The Sage Colleges. In 2010, The Sage Colleges graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in gerontology.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in gerontology from gerontology schools in Troy in 2010. If you decide to attend a gerontology school in Troy, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $27,790.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for gerontology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,670 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $31,790.
If you plan on staying in Troy after graduating from gerontology school, you should know that job prospects for gerontologists in Troy, which is the most popular gerontology profession, are good. In 2010, of the 162,860 gerontologists in New York, 9,500 were working in the greater Troy area. The government projects that the number of gerontologists in Troy will 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 Troy is $60,110 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for gerontologists.