Media, PA has twenty-nine exercise physiology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest ranked school in this group with an exercise physiology program, has a total student population of 24,230. It is the 4th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of New York.
Exercise Physiology students from Media 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.
Media lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Philadelphia Metropolitan area has 1,832,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $23.24/hr average worker wage, and a $48,340 average annual salary.
Of the 29 exercise physiology schools with a 100-mile radius of Media, only 11 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) for exercise physiology students, with County College of Morris as the lowest, reported at only $4,290/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Media|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||8.6 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||20.0 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||20.6 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||21.2 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||21.3 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||26.4 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||29.6 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||36.7 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||42.4 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||47.6 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||48.5 miles|