Oklahoma contains thirteen schools that offer exercise physiology programs. Oklahoma City University, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in OK, has a total student population of 3,829 and is the 310th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 exercise physiology schools in Oklahoma, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Tulsa comes out as the most expensive ($20,686/yr), with Redlands Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,100/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 120 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $70,440. Physical therapists in this state earn $69,630/yr and there are 1,820 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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