Arizona contains eight schools that offer exercise physiology programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 exercise physiology schools in Arizona, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northern Arizona University comes out as the most expensive ($11,306/yr), with Glendale Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,676/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Arizona 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 Arizona alone, there are 170 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $75,290. Physical therapists in this state earn $72,550/yr and there are 2,760 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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