Massachusetts contains 22 schools that offer personal training programs. Boston University, the highest-ranking personal training school in MA, has a total student population of 31,960 and is the 32nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 personal training schools in Massachusetts, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with Middlesex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,314/yr.
Personal Training students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 280 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $59,700. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $45,430/yr and there are 8,270 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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