Massachusetts contains thirteen schools that offer exercise physiology programs. Northeastern University, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in MA, has a total student population of 27,537 and is the 56th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 exercise physiology schools in Massachusetts, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with Fitchburg State College as the lowest recorded at only $9,386/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 370 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $101,160. Physical therapists in this state earn $73,320/yr and there are 6,320 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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