Kentucky contains eight schools that offer exercise physiology programs. Berea College, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in KY, has a total student population of 1,548 and is the 203rd highest ranked school in America.
Exercise Physiology students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 120 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $64,890. Physical therapists in this state earn $75,590/yr and there are 2,200 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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