New York contains eleven schools that offer fitness training programs. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest-ranking fitness training school in NY, has a total student population of 24,230 and is the 4th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 fitness training schools in New York, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ithaca College comes out as the most expensive ($27,899/yr), with Niagara County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,252/yr.
Fitness Training students from New York schools who go on to become fitness trainers, fitness professionals, fitness instructors, group fitness instructors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 228,170 people working as fitness trainers and aerobics instructors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $35,340. Also, Recreation and fitness studies teachers make on average $60,580 per year and there are about 16,850 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the New York alone, there are 600 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $62,900. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $48,830/yr and there are 17,430 employed.
Also, within the fitness training schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from fitness training, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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