Cisco, TX has four exercise physiology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Texas Christian University, the highest ranked school in this group with an exercise physiology program, has a total student population of 8,853. It is the 142nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Exercise Physiology students from Cisco 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.
Cisco lies in Eastland county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area has 247,630 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $16.11/hr average worker wage, and a $33,510 average annual salary.
Of the 4 exercise physiology schools with a 100-mile radius of Cisco, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Christian University comes out as the most expensive ($24,560/yr) for exercise physiology students, with Southwestern Adventist University as the lowest, reported at only $15,688/yr.