Arkansas contains eight schools that offer exercise physiology programs. Harding University, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in AR, has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 exercise physiology schools in Arkansas, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hendrix College comes out as the most expensive ($19,969/yr), with Southern Arkansas University Main Campus as the lowest recorded at only $7,366/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Arkansas 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 Arkansas alone, there are 70 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $49,810. Physical therapists in this state earn $74,310/yr and there are 1,640 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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