Bowling Green, KY (population: 56,941) has one fitness school within its city limits. Western Kentucky University has a total student population of 20,712. It is the 1859th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College).
Fitness students from Bowling Green 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.
Bowling Green lies in Warren county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Bowling Green area has 55,680 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.9% unemployment rate, $16.95/hr average worker wage, and a $35,250 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Kentucky University ends up costing a student $9,729/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bowling Green|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||82.7 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||97.1 miles|