Texas contains 39 schools that offer personal training programs. Rice University, the highest-ranking personal training school in TX, has a total student population of 5,576 and is the 28th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 39 personal training schools in Texas, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Allied Health Careers comes out as the most expensive ($32,850/yr), with Cisco College as the lowest recorded at only $4,643/yr.
Personal Training students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 1,250 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $54,670. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $35,050/yr and there are 12,940 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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