South Carolina contains nine schools that offer exercise physiology programs. Furman University, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in SC, has a total student population of 2,962 and is the 98th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 exercise physiology schools in South Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Furman University comes out as the most expensive ($24,220/yr), with University of South Carolina-Aiken as the lowest recorded at only $9,617/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina alone, there are 70 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $101,500. Physical therapists in this state earn $72,490/yr and there are 2,300 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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