Wisconsin contains nine schools that offer exercise physiology programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking exercise physiology school in WI, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 exercise physiology schools in Wisconsin, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Carthage College comes out as the most expensive ($25,664/yr), with University of Wisconsin-La Crosse as the lowest recorded at only $10,430/yr.
Exercise Physiology students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 1,590 employed physical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $81,140. Physical therapists in this state earn $72,580/yr and there are 4,100 employed.
Also, within the exercise physiology schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from exercise physiology, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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