Georgia contains seven schools that offer exercise physiology programs. Life University, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in GA, has a total student population of 2,301 and is the 176th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 exercise physiology schools in Georgia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Life University comes out as the most expensive ($18,351/yr), with Columbus State University as the lowest recorded at only $8,971/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 450 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $90,250. Physical therapists in this state earn $76,530/yr and there are 3,820 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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