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Gerontology Schools in Illinois

There are four Illinois schools offering gerontology programs. 21 students graduated from programs at Illinois gerontology schools in 2010. 20 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and one of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

20 students graduate from programs in this state in gerontology, on average, per year. This accounts for 3% of gerontology students who US schools graduate. More specifically, one student graduated with gerontology certificates and 20 with a master's level degree.

Four gerontology schools are located in this state. Out of these, while three schools are public, one school is private. While tuition at a public gerontology school varies from $7,492 to $10,468, private gerontology school tuition is $24,396.

Average tuition for programs in gerontology is $12,823. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,492 every year, is at Northeastern Illinois University, the highest tuition for programs in gerontology, which is $24,396 per year, is at Concordia University-Chicago.

Illinois gerontology schools offer certificates and masters degrees.

Gerontology Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

20 students graduate from programs in this state in gerontology, on average, per year. This accounts for 3% of gerontology students who US schools graduate. More specifically, one student graduated with gerontology certificates and 20 with a master's level degree.

Gerontology Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 2
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Master 2006: 16
  • Master 2007: 11
  • Master 2008: 18
  • Master 2009: 12
  • Master 2010: 20

Gerontology Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of four programs in gerontology. Of these programs, around 75% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Gerontology Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 1
  • Master: 3

Social and Human Service Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Social and Human Service Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18440
  • 25th Percentile: 20480
  • Median: 27110
  • 75th Percentile: 34700
  • 90th Percentile: 43970

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57770
  • 25th Percentile: 85220
  • Median: 114640
  • 75th Percentile: 142820
  • 90th Percentile: 162920

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28730
  • 25th Percentile: 40470
  • Median: 56080
  • 75th Percentile: 67420
  • 90th Percentile: 73660

Social and Human Service Assistants — Employment Trend

Social and Human Service Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26090
  • Median Salary 2007: 27450
  • Median Salary 2008: 27230
  • Median Salary 2009: 27220
  • Median Salary 2010: 27110
  • Total Employed 2006: 8510
  • Total Employed 2007: 8970
  • Total Employed 2008: 11490
  • Total Employed 2009: 12970
  • Total Employed 2010: 12730

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56590
  • Median Salary 2007: 60740
  • Median Salary 2008: 88575
  • Median Salary 2009: 116410
  • Median Salary 2010: 114640
  • Total Employed 2006: 930
  • Total Employed 2007: 1020
  • Total Employed 2008: 1025
  • Total Employed 2009: 990
  • Total Employed 2010: 960

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37940
  • Median Salary 2007: 51420
  • Median Salary 2008: 53940
  • Median Salary 2009: 51060
  • Median Salary 2010: 56080
  • Total Employed 2006: 3700
  • Total Employed 2007: 5910
  • Total Employed 2008: 5760
  • Total Employed 2009: 5440
  • Total Employed 2010: 5010

Illinois vs National Gerontology Employment

Illinois vs National Gerontology Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 3.589% (18700)

Gerontology Schools in Illinois

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1. Northeastern Illinois University

5500 N Saint Louis Ave
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
(773) 583-4050

Northeastern Illinois University, which is 8.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Chicago, IL and it offers one gerontology program. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Illinois offering gerontology in terms of programs.

2. National-Louis University

122 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603
(800) 443-5522

Founded in 1886, National-Louis University is a 4-year institution. NLU is in the center of Chicago. It offers 17 certificates, 21 degrees at the bachelors level, 28 degrees at the masters level, and 11 doctoral level degrees to students. In 2010, 6,154 students pursued degrees from the 49 programs at National Louis. It offers subjects such as forensic accounting and healthcare management. National Louis is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

3. Dominican University

7900 W Division St
River Forest, IL 60305
(708) 366-2490

Dominican University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1901. It is in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois. DU offers students five certificates, 56 degrees at the bachelors level, 14 degrees at the masters level, and one doctoral level degree. 3,748 students pursued degrees from the 65 programs at Dominican in 2010. This school offers subjects including writing and fashion design. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

4. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-4512
(618) 453-2121

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is located in Carbondale, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this university offers one program in gerontology. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. In terms of programs, this university is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering gerontology.

5. The University of Illinois at Springfield

One University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703-5407
(217) 206-6600

Founded in 1969, the University of Illinois at Springfield is a public 4-year institution. UIS, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Springfield, IL. This school offers subjects such as communications and education. This school offers seven certificates, 30 degrees at the bachelors level, 30 masters level degrees, and one degree at the doctoral level to students. In 2010, 5,174 students sought degrees from the 47 programs at this school. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This school is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.

6. Concordia University - Chicago

7400 Augusta
River Forest, IL 60305-1499
(708) 771-8300

Concordia University-Chicago offers one gerontology program and Concordia is in the suburbs of River Forest, Illinois. Overall, 5,223 students seek degrees in 82 programs at CUC. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering gerontology.

7. Eastern Illinois University

600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-5000

Eastern Illinois University is in town of Charleston, Illinois and it offers one gerontology program. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois. EIU is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering gerontology in terms of programs.

8. Western Illinois University

1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
(309) 295-1414

Founded in 1899, Western Illinois University is a public 4-year institution. It is located in town of Macomb, Illinois. It offers subjects such as journalism and management. It offers students eight certificates, 64 bachelors level degrees, 38 degrees at the masters level, and one degree at the doctoral level. 12,585 students sought degrees from the 80 programs at this school in 2010. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 62 public post-secondary institutions in Illinois.