Alabama contains thirteen schools that offer athletic training programs. Huntingdon College, the highest-ranking athletic training school in AL, has a total student population of 1,075 and is the 522nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 athletic training schools in Alabama, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oakwood University comes out as the most expensive ($24,801/yr), with Shelton State Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,760/yr.
Athletic Training students from Alabama schools who go on to become athletic trainers, trainers, sports trainers, gymnastics instructors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,260 people working as athletic trainers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,020. Also, Coaches and scouts make on average $35,740 per year and there are about 179,830 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 2,540 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $35,550. Athletic trainers in this state earn $39,920/yr and there are 320 employed.
Also, within the athletic training schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from athletic training, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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