Corvallis has a general population of 49,322 and an overall student population of 22,012. Approximately 21,950 of Corvallis's students are enrolled in schools that offer gerontology programs.
Oregon State University is the largest gerontology school in Corvallis, based on student population. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Oregon State University with credentials in gerontology.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in gerontology in Corvallis in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Corvallis's gerontology schools was $19,133 per year for instate students and $32,057 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,603 for gerontology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,352 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,781.
After graduating with your credentials in gerontology, if you decide to work as a gerontologist in Corvallis, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 3,110 gerontologists in Oregon. Of these gerontologists, 60 were working in the greater Corvallis area. Corvallis's gerontologist workforce is projected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for gerontologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a gerontologist in Corvallis is $75,800 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for gerontologists.