Connecticut contains ten schools that offer personal training programs. Quinnipiac University, the highest-ranking personal training school in CT, has a total student population of 7,758 and is the 193rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 personal training schools in Connecticut, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Quinnipiac University comes out as the most expensive ($30,491/yr), with Norwalk Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,294/yr.
Personal Training students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 210 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $67,640. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $40,570/yr and there are 3,570 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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