North Carolina contains 29 schools that offer personal training programs. North Carolina State University at Raleigh, the highest-ranking personal training school in NC, has a total student population of 33,819 and is the 70th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 29 personal training schools in North Carolina, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Elon University comes out as the most expensive ($26,867/yr), with North Carolina Central University as the lowest recorded at only $5,700/yr.
Personal Training students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 960 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $55,470. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $30,860/yr and there are 7,420 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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