Louisiana contains six schools that offer personal training programs. Louisiana College, the highest-ranking personal training school in LA, has a total student population of 1,461 and is the 455th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 personal training schools in Louisiana, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Louisiana College comes out as the most expensive ($11,503/yr), with University of Louisiana at Lafayette as the lowest recorded at only $5,042/yr.
Personal Training students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 200 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $51,260. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $26,400/yr and there are 1,820 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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