Mississippi contains four schools that offer exercise physiology programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 exercise physiology schools in Mississippi, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Belhaven College comes out as the most expensive ($19,298/yr), with Northwest Mississippi Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,877/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Mississippi 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 Mississippi alone, there are 310 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $84,150. Physical therapists in this state earn $73,160/yr and there are 1,480 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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