With an overall population of 77,226 and a student population of 26,626, approximately 23,001 of Ogden students attend one of Ogden's schools that offer gerontology programs.
Weber State University is the largest gerontology school in Ogden, based on student population. In 2010, Weber State University graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in gerontology.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a gerontology degree in Ogden. Tuition in 2009 at Ogden's gerontology schools was $16,572 per year for instate students and $24,038 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a gerontology program in Ogden. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,431 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,846.
After graduating with your credentials in gerontology, if you decide to work as a gerontologist in Ogden, your job prospects are good. There were 19,790 gerontologists working in Utah and 2,920 working in the greater Ogden area in 2010. The government projects that the number of gerontologists in Ogden will increase by 40% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for gerontologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a gerontologist in Ogden is $57,840 per year, which is higher than the average for gerontologists state-wide.