Pennsylvania contains nineteen schools that offer exercise physiology programs. Temple University, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in PA, has a total student population of 36,507 and is the 105th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 19 exercise physiology schools in Pennsylvania, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cabrini College comes out as the most expensive ($29,277/yr), with East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania as the lowest recorded at only $10,635/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 370 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $93,670. Physical therapists in this state earn $74,630/yr and there are 9,200 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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