Paris, TX has three exercise physiology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. LeTourneau University, the highest ranked school in this group with an exercise physiology program, has a total student population of 3,386. It is the 356th highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Exercise Physiology students from Paris 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.
Paris lies in Lamar county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area has 281,410 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $15.64/hr average worker wage, and a $32,520 average annual salary.
Of the 3 exercise physiology schools with a 100-mile radius of Paris, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, LeTourneau University comes out as the most expensive ($20,605/yr) for exercise physiology students, with The University of Texas at Tyler as the lowest, reported at only $8,727/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Paris|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||98.8 miles|