South Carolina contains twelve schools that offer personal training programs. College of Charleston, the highest-ranking personal training school in SC, has a total student population of 11,772 and is the 162nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 personal training schools in South Carolina, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Limestone College comes out as the most expensive ($20,624/yr), with Claflin University as the lowest recorded at only $10,817/yr.
Personal Training students from South 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 South Carolina alone, there are 290 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $57,540. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $31,070/yr and there are 3,060 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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