Shelton, CT has twenty-two exercise physiology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Yale University, the highest ranked school in this group with an exercise physiology program, has a total student population of 11,593. It is the 2nd highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Exercise Physiology students from Shelton 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.
Shelton lies in Fairfield county, which is one of the 8 counties in Connecticut. Overall, the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area has 418,180 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $28/hr average worker wage, and a $57,340 average annual salary.
Of the 22 exercise physiology schools with a 100-mile radius of Shelton, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sacred Heart University comes out as the most expensive ($28,642/yr) for exercise physiology students, with Manchester Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,176/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Shelton|
|New Haven||CT||123,302||4||21.032||186||9.0 miles|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||13.2 miles|
|East Hartford||CT||51,288||4||22.8181||50||39.3 miles|
|Old Lyme||CT||-||1||63.6175||6||39.6 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||40.3 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||45.1 miles|
|West Point||NY||-||1||80.8664||76||45.1 miles|