Rhode Island contains eighteen schools that offer exercise physiology programs. Yale University, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in RI, has a total student population of 11,593 and is the 2nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 exercise physiology schools in Rhode Island, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with Manchester Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,176/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 90 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $96,990. Physical therapists in this state earn $79,520/yr and there are 620 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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