San Antonio, TX (population: 1,402,013) has three exercise physiology schools within its city limits. St Marys University, the highest ranked school in the city with an exercise physiology program, has a total student population of 3,893. It is the 405th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Exercise Physiology students from San Antonio 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 San Antonio area alone, there are ** employed physical scientists earning an average salary of $85,760. Physical therapists in this area earn $94,170/yr and there are 1,060 employed.
San Antonio lies in Bexar county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the San Antonio area has 837,030 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $18.25/hr average worker wage, and a $37,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.270 out of every 1000 jobs in San Antonio are held by physical therapists, and **/1000 are held by physical scientists.
Of the 3 exercise physiology schools in San Antonio, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St Marys University comes out as the most expensive ($15,281/yr) for exercise physiology students, with St Philips College as the lowest, reported at only $4,077/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Antonio|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||83.3 miles|