Minnesota contains sixteen schools that offer exercise physiology programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 exercise physiology schools in Minnesota, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St. Olaf College comes out as the most expensive ($25,719/yr), with Bemidji State University as the lowest recorded at only $10,712/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Minnesota 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.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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