Oakdale, NY has twenty-one 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 Oakdale 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 Nassau-Suffolk Metropolitan area alone, there are 50 employed physical scientists earning an average salary of $75,520. Physical therapists in this area earn $75,580/yr and there are 2,780 employed.
Oakdale lies in Suffolk county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Nassau-Suffolk Metropolitan area has 1,225,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $24.13/hr average worker wage, and a $50,190 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.264 out of every 1000 jobs in Oakdale are held by physical therapists, and 0.040/1000 are held by physical scientists.
Of the 21 exercise physiology schools with a 100-mile radius of Oakdale, 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 Oakdale|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||26.0 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||33.6 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||33.7 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||35.7 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||37.7 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||38.0 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||38.0 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||39.1 miles|