Washington contains six schools that offer exercise physiology programs. Washington State University, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in WA, has a total student population of 26,101 and is the 131st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 exercise physiology schools in Washington, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Puget Sound comes out as the most expensive ($29,490/yr), with Eastern Washington University as the lowest recorded at only $10,166/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 400 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $87,860. Physical therapists in this state earn $73,690/yr and there are 3,840 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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