Massachusetts contains 22 schools that offer athletic training programs. Boston University, the highest-ranking athletic training school in MA, has a total student population of 31,960 and is the 32nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 athletic training schools in Massachusetts, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with Middlesex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,314/yr.
Athletic Training students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 5,860 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $43,140. Athletic trainers in this state earn $49,070/yr and there are 510 employed.
Also, within the athletic training schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from athletic training, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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