Pennsylvania contains 36 schools that offer personal training programs. Temple University, the highest-ranking personal training school in PA, has a total student population of 36,507 and is the 105th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 36 personal training schools in Pennsylvania, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drexel University comes out as the most expensive ($31,832/yr), with Lehigh Carbon Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,375/yr.
Personal Training students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 810 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $66,670. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $27,490/yr and there are 9,720 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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