Alabama contains thirteen schools that offer personal training programs. Huntingdon College, the highest-ranking personal training school in AL, has a total student population of 1,075 and is the 522nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 personal training schools in Alabama, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oakwood University comes out as the most expensive ($24,801/yr), with Shelton State Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,760/yr.
Personal Training students from Alabama schools who go on to become personal trainers, personal skills trainers, trainers, PT trainers, 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 Alabama alone, there are 160 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $56,500. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $31,560/yr and there are 2,390 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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