Colorado contains eight schools that offer exercise physiology programs. University of Northern Colorado, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in CO, has a total student population of 12,711 and is the 349th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 exercise physiology schools in Colorado, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Colorado at Boulder comes out as the most expensive ($17,929/yr), with Adams State College as the lowest recorded at only $9,493/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 720 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $89,680. Physical therapists in this state earn $69,780/yr and there are 3,290 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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