Washington contains fourteen schools that offer personal training programs. Washington State University, the highest-ranking personal training school in WA, has a total student population of 26,101 and is the 131st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 personal training schools in Washington, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr), with Bellevue College as the lowest recorded at only $4,749/yr.
Personal Training students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 640 employed recreation and fitness studies teachers earning an average yearly salary of $45,200. Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in this state earn $37,240/yr and there are 6,430 employed.
Also, within the personal training schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from personal training, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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