Arizona contains seven schools that offer personal training programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking personal training school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 personal training schools in Arizona, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Online Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,066/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Personal Training students from Arizona 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 Arizona alone, there are 200 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $32,800. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $34,880/yr and there are 5,160 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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