Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has two exercise physiology schools within its city limits. Oklahoma City University, the highest ranked school in the city with an exercise physiology program, has a total student population of 3,829. It is the 310th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Oklahoma.
Exercise Physiology students from Oklahoma City 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 City area alone, there are ** employed physical scientists earning an average salary of $82,710. Physical therapists in this area earn $71,460/yr and there are 790 employed.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.400 out of every 1000 jobs in Oklahoma City are held by physical therapists, and **/1000 are held by physical scientists.
Of the 2 exercise physiology schools in Oklahoma City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oklahoma City University comes out as the most expensive ($18,609/yr) for exercise physiology students, with Oklahoma City University as the lowest, reported at only $18,609/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|