Las Vegas, NV (population: 570,083) has one exercise physiology school within its city limits. University of Nevada-Las Vegas has a total student population of 29,080. It is the 1903rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences).
Exercise Physiology students from Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 80 employed physical scientists earning an average salary of $101,310. Physical therapists in this area earn $86,050/yr and there are 960 employed.
Las Vegas lies in Clark county, which is one of the 8 counties in Nevada. Overall, the Las Vegas-Paradise area has 858,540 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $19.26/hr average worker wage, and a $40,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.119 out of every 1000 jobs in Las Vegas are held by physical therapists, and 0.097/1000 are held by physical scientists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Nevada-Las Vegas ends up costing a student $8,166/yr.