Arkansas contains eight schools that offer personal training programs. Harding University, the highest-ranking personal training school in AR, has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 personal training schools in Arkansas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bryan University comes out as the most expensive ($32,563/yr), with Southern Arkansas University Main Campus as the lowest recorded at only $7,366/yr.
Personal Training students from Arkansas 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 Arkansas alone, there are 90 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $49,790. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $27,950/yr and there are 1,200 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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