Michigan contains 21 schools that offer personal training programs. Grand Valley State University, the highest-ranking personal training school in MI, has a total student population of 24,408 and is the 159th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 personal training schools in Michigan, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hope College comes out as the most expensive ($22,674/yr), with Henry Ford Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,614/yr.
Personal Training students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 380 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $68,960. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $27,630/yr and there are 5,130 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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