New Jersey contains seven schools that offer personal training programs. Rowan University, the highest-ranking personal training school in NJ, has a total student population of 11,006 and is the 226th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 personal training schools in New Jersey, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seton Hall University comes out as the most expensive ($25,082/yr), with Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
Personal Training students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 300 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $58,980. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $42,400/yr and there are 9,970 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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