Oregon contains five schools that offer exercise physiology programs. Willamette University, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in OR, has a total student population of 2,838 and is the 146th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 exercise physiology schools in Oregon, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Willamette University comes out as the most expensive ($26,512/yr), with Western Oregon University as the lowest recorded at only $12,524/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 350 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $"*". Physical therapists in this state earn $72,880/yr and there are 2,430 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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