Toledo has a general population of 313,619 and an overall student population of 26,794. Approximately 23,064 of Toledo's students are enrolled in schools that offer gerontology programs.
The largest gerontology school in Toledo, by student population, is University of Toledo. In 2010, approximately 19 students graduated from the Gerontology program at University of Toledo.
A reported 19 students graduated with credentials in gerontology in Toledo in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Toledo's gerontology schools was $21,481 per year for instate students and $30,293 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $750 for gerontology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Toledo-based gerontology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,478 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,056.
Many gerontology graduates choose to work as gerontologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Toledo, your job prospects are good. There were 118,680 gerontologists working in Ohio and 8,850 working in the greater Toledo area in 2010. Toledo's gerontologist workforce is projected to increase by 17% 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 Toledo is $55,860 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for gerontologists.