Florida contains 26 schools that offer personal training programs. University of Miami, the highest-ranking personal training school in FL, has a total student population of 15,629 and is the 69th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 26 personal training schools in Florida, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Eckerd College comes out as the most expensive ($31,359/yr), with University of Florida as the lowest recorded at only $10,101/yr.
Personal Training students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 470 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $55,730. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $33,870/yr and there are 11,320 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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