Florida contains ten schools that offer exercise physiology programs. University of Miami, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in FL, has a total student population of 15,629 and is the 69th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 exercise physiology schools in Florida, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Miami comes out as the most expensive ($26,758/yr), with Florida Atlantic University as the lowest recorded at only $9,477/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 650 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $77,220. Physical therapists in this state earn $79,670/yr and there are 11,010 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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