New Rochelle, NY (population: 74,592) has twenty-two exercise physiology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Yale University, the highest ranked school in this group with an exercise physiology program, has a total student population of 11,593. It is the 2nd highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Exercise Physiology students from New Rochelle 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 New York-White Plains-Wayne-NJ Metropolitan area alone, there are 360 employed physical scientists earning an average salary of $97,150. Physical therapists in this area earn $81,620/yr and there are 7,410 employed.
New Rochelle lies in Westchester county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the New York-White Plains-Wayne-NJ Metropolitan area has 5,063,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.4% unemployment rate, $27.05/hr average worker wage, and a $56,250 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.464 out of every 1000 jobs in New Rochelle are held by physical therapists, and 0.071/1000 are held by physical scientists.
Of the 22 exercise physiology schools with a 100-mile radius of New Rochelle, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sacred Heart University comes out as the most expensive ($28,642/yr) for exercise physiology students, with Manchester Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,176/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Rochelle|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||2.7 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||7.0 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||12.6 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||12.9 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||14.1 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||14.7 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||15.0 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||15.4 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||15.9 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||19.2 miles|