Tennessee contains fourteen schools that offer exercise physiology programs. Bryan College, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in TN, has a total student population of 1,148 and is the 374th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 exercise physiology schools in Tennessee, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Belmont University comes out as the most expensive ($23,881/yr), with Hiwassee College as the lowest recorded at only $5,858/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 110 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $97,000. Physical therapists in this state earn $76,270/yr and there are 3,810 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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