Louisiana contains nine schools that offer exercise physiology programs. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in LA, has a total student population of 11,464 and is the 60th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 exercise physiology schools in Louisiana, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulane University of Louisiana comes out as the most expensive ($25,174/yr), with Louisiana State University-Shreveport as the lowest recorded at only $4,364/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 100 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $79,080. Physical therapists in this state earn $77,910/yr and there are 2,180 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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