Hawaii contains four schools that offer fitness programs. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest-ranking fitness school in HI, has a total student population of 20,435 and is the 282nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 fitness schools in Hawaii, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brigham Young University-Hawaii comes out as the most expensive ($10,847/yr), with Kapiolani Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,425/yr.
Fitness students from Hawaii 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.
Also, within the fitness schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from fitness, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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