California contains 55 schools that offer personal training programs. Pepperdine University, the highest-ranking personal training school in CA, has a total student population of 7,733 and is the 107th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 55 personal training schools in California, only 32 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bryan College comes out as the most expensive ($80,424/yr), with Mt San Antonio College as the lowest recorded at only $2,897/yr.
Personal Training students from California 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 California alone, there are 2,670 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $88,580. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $40,980/yr and there are 27,900 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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