Valencia, CA has fourteen exercise physiology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Southern California, the highest ranked school in this group with an exercise physiology program, has a total student population of 34,824. It is the 10th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Exercise Physiology students from Valencia 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.
Of the 14 exercise physiology schools with a 100-mile radius of Valencia, only 3 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) for exercise physiology students, with Crafton Hills College as the lowest, reported at only $6,768/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Valencia|
|Santa Clarita||CA||171,722||2||23.9284||128||3.4 miles|
|Canyon Country||CA||-||1||21.1219||9||5.8 miles|
|Panorama City||CA||-||2||25.093||11||13.3 miles|
|Simi Valley||CA||121,990||0||-||0||13.9 miles|
|Woodland Hills||CA||-||1||17.7823||121||15.5 miles|
|Los Angeles||CA||3,878,715||57||23.6333||1,355||21.3 miles|
|Santa Monica||CA||89,350||5||12.7862||74||26.6 miles|
|Culver City||CA||-||2||5.62439||79||27.3 miles|
|East Los Angeles||CA||135,682||0||-||0||33.6 miles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||43.4 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||44.2 miles|
|Rancho Palos Verdes||CA||41,164||1||20.67||2||45.1 miles|