Minnesota contains 25 schools that offer personal training programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking personal training school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 25 personal training schools in Minnesota, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Minnesota School of Business-Shakopee comes out as the most expensive ($24,002/yr), with Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $10,107/yr.
Personal Training students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 510 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $55,170. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $27,140/yr and there are 4,700 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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