District Of Columbia contains five schools that offer fitness programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking fitness school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 fitness schools in District Of Columbia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, American University comes out as the most expensive ($29,423/yr), with University of the District of Columbia as the lowest recorded at only $7,881/yr.
Fitness students from District Of Columbia schools who go on to become fitness professionals, sports trainers, fitness trainers, 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 District Of Columbia alone, there are employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $59,110. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $45,570/yr and there are 1,170 employed.
Also, within the fitness schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from fitness, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.