Personal Training in Kansas

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Schools Offering Personal Training Programs in Kansas

Around 0.1% of Kansas's graduates graduate from personal training degree programs every year. That means an estimated 90 personal trainers graduate from Kansas' 18 personal training schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kansas that has a personal training program is Southwestern College. Southwestern College, which was ranked 46th in the country in 2010, is located in Winfield. In 2010, Southwestern College graduated 6 students from its personal training program. The tuition rate at Southwestern College was $20,656 per year.

Sterling College, which was ranked 47th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Kansas that has a personal training program. It is located in Sterling. In 2010, 9 students graduated from Sterling College personal training program. Sterling College charged in-state students $19,000 in tuition fees per year.

Kansas State University, which is located in Manhattan, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a personal training program. It received a ranking of 61st in the country in 2010. In 2010, 9 students graduated from Kansas State University personal training program. The tuition rate at Kansas State University was $7,376 per year.


Personal training schools in Kansas, charge students an average tuition of $10,553 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $20,700 per year, or as little as $2,080 per year. The Kansas personal training schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Bethel College - located in North Newton, students are charged $20,700 per year
  2. Southwestern College - located in Winfield, students are charged $20,656 per year
  3. Tabor College - located in Hillsboro, students are charged $20,630 per year

The personal training schools in Kansas that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Allen County Community College - located in Iola, students are charged $2,080 per year
  2. Independence Community College - located in Independence, students are charged $2,080 per year
  3. Dodge City Community College - located in Dodge City, students are charged $2,180 per year

A personal training degree from a Kansas school... what next?

The highest percentage of personal training graduates in Kansas pursue careers as a personal trainer. In 2010, there were 3,140 personal trainers working in Kansas. In Kansas, the largest numbers of personal trainers work in the following counties:

  1. Butler County - 1,070 personal trainers
  2. Allen County - 440 personal trainers
  3. Jackson County - 350 personal trainers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of personal trainers in the state of Kansas will grow to 4,010. This would require a 25% growth in the profession.


On average, a personal trainer earns a salary of $29,070 per year in Kansas state. But, salaries for personal trainers can vary. In 2010, personal trainers made as little as less than $15,660 per year or as much as more than $51,750 per year in Kansas. The following counties in Kansas have the highest average salaries for personal trainers:

  1. Butler County - $29,570 per year
  2. Douglas County - $26,800 per year
  3. Jackson County - $20,800 per year

The following counties in Kansas have the lowest average salaries for personal trainers:

  1. Allen County - $19,990 per year
  2. Jackson County - $20,800 per year
  3. Douglas County - $26,800 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in personal training in Kansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy assisting or physical therapy, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Personal Training in Kansas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Personal Training in Kansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,508 miles from location University of Kansas Lawrence KS 37.0315 45% 29,242
6,577 miles from location Kansas State University Manhattan KS 38.7523 72% 23,581
6,624 miles from location Wichita State University Wichita KS 28.1041 53% 14,601
6,727 miles from location Fort Hays State University Hays KS 28.9875 40% 11,308
6,601 miles from location Butler Community College El Dorado KS 18.2174 n/a 9,229
6,531 miles from location Washburn University Topeka KS 26.668 52% 6,652
6,559 miles from location Emporia State University Emporia KS 26.6851 61% 6,314
6,697 miles from location Barton County Community College Great Bend KS 20.0068 n/a 4,237
6,519 miles from location Allen County Community College Iola KS 14.0674 n/a 3,124
6,497 miles from location Benedictine College Atchison KS 25.317 29% 1,877
6,609 miles from location Southwestern College Winfield KS 53.8865 45% 1,810
6,482 miles from location MidAmerica Nazarene University Olathe KS 28.6396 54% 1,778
6,772 miles from location Dodge City Community College Dodge City KS 17.8849 n/a 1,706
6,540 miles from location Independence Community College Independence KS 19.9226 n/a 1,177
6,670 miles from location Sterling College Sterling KS 52.7272 36% 722
6,615 miles from location Tabor College Hillsboro KS 29.0516 44% 640
6,639 miles from location Bethany College Lindsborg KS 18.8974 37% 592
6,625 miles from location Bethel College North Newton KS 30.3056 32% 437

Curious what studying Personal Training gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Kansas

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors + 3,140 $29,070 57.8%
Athletic Trainers + 190 $43,700 58.3%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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