Boaz, AL has six exercise physiology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Life University, the highest ranked school in this group with an exercise physiology program, has a total student population of 2,301. It is the 176th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University). To learn more about exercise physiology programs in Boaz, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of exercise physiology professors at Life University such as Michael Hoefer.
Exercise Physiology students from Boaz 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.
Boaz lies in Etowah county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Gadsden area has 35,040 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 4% unemployment rate, $16/hr average worker wage, and a $33,080 average annual salary.
Of the 6 exercise physiology schools with a 100-mile radius of Boaz, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Samford University comes out as the most expensive ($19,536/yr) for exercise physiology students, with The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga as the lowest, reported at only $11,001/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Boaz|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||56.5 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||68.1 miles|
|Alexander City||AL||-||1||11.6004||38||87.8 miles|