Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has eleven exercise physiology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Indiana University-Bloomington, the highest ranked school in this group with an exercise physiology program, has a total student population of 42,347. It is the 59th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Indiana.
Exercise Physiology students from Indianapolis 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.
Indianapolis lies in Marion county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Indianapolis-Carmel area has 870,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.15/hr average worker wage, and a $41,900 average annual salary.
Of the 11 exercise physiology schools with a 100-mile radius of Indianapolis, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Taylor University comes out as the most expensive ($22,855/yr) for exercise physiology students, with Indiana University-Bloomington as the lowest, reported at only $10,367/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Indianapolis|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||60.0 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||68.9 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||86.8 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||98.5 miles|