New Mexico contains one school that offers personal training programs. New Mexico State University-Main Campus has a total student population of 18,526 and is the 396th highest ranked school in America.
Personal Training students from New Mexico 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 Mexico alone, there are 90 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $50,780. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $32,060/yr and there are 1,190 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 1598 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,262 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,963, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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