Maryland contains five schools that offer exercise physiology programs. Towson University, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in MD, has a total student population of 21,177 and is the 141st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 exercise physiology schools in Maryland, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Salisbury University comes out as the most expensive ($14,194/yr), with Frostburg State University as the lowest recorded at only $10,954/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 2,050 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $111,350. Physical therapists in this state earn $86,190/yr and there are 3,700 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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