Mississippi contains eleven schools that offer personal training programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking personal training school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 personal training schools in Mississippi, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Belhaven College comes out as the most expensive ($19,298/yr), with Copiah-Lincoln Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,376/yr.
Personal Training students from Mississippi 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 Mississippi alone, there are 210 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $49,560. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $28,970/yr and there are 1,180 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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