Texarkana, TX has six exercise physiology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Centenary College of Louisiana, the highest ranked school in this group with an exercise physiology program, has a total student population of 974. It is the 321st highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
Exercise Physiology students from Texarkana 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.
Texarkana lies in Bowie county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Texarkana-Texarkana-AR area has 53,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.1% unemployment rate, $16.94/hr average worker wage, and a $35,240 average annual salary.
Of the 6 exercise physiology schools with a 100-mile radius of Texarkana, 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 Louisiana State University-Shreveport as the lowest, reported at only $4,364/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Texarkana|
|Bossier City||LA||63,292||2||15.0075||49||66.5 miles|
|Hot Springs||AR||-||2||23.3818||62||93.9 miles|