Nebraska contains nine schools that offer exercise physiology programs. Union College, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in NE, has a total student population of 883 and is the 311th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 exercise physiology schools in Nebraska, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Creighton University comes out as the most expensive ($25,370/yr), with University of Nebraska at Omaha as the lowest recorded at only $10,046/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 40 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $68,740. Physical therapists in this state earn $68,870/yr and there are 1,180 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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