Utah contains two schools that offer exercise physiology programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 exercise physiology schools in Utah, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Utah comes out as the most expensive ($11,363/yr), with Brigham Young University as the lowest recorded at only $10,978/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 120 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $81,960. Physical therapists in this state earn $67,540/yr and there are 1,080 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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