Alaska contains one school that offers exercise physiology programs. University of Alaska Fairbanks has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in America.
Exercise Physiology students from Alaska schools who go on to become exercise physiologists, training specialists, athletic trainers, athletes, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 174,490 people working as physical therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,220. Also, Physical scientists make on average $94,880 per year and there are about 25,310 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alaska alone, there are 120 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $73,820. Physical therapists in this state earn $87,410/yr and there are 410 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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