Maryland contains twelve schools that offer personal training programs. Towson University, the highest-ranking personal training school in MD, has a total student population of 21,177 and is the 141st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 personal training schools in Maryland, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mount St Mary's University comes out as the most expensive ($24,568/yr), with Cecil College as the lowest recorded at only $6,258/yr.
Personal Training students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 460 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $64,840. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $36,510/yr and there are 7,130 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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