California contains 22 schools that offer exercise physiology programs. University of Southern California, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in CA, has a total student population of 34,824 and is the 10th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 exercise physiology schools in California, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Westmont College comes out as the most expensive ($31,035/yr), with Crafton Hills College as the lowest recorded at only $6,768/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from California 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 California alone, there are 3,000 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $99,580. Physical therapists in this state earn $83,740/yr and there are 14,250 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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