Michigan contains 21 schools that offer athletic training programs. Grand Valley State University, the highest-ranking athletic training school in MI, has a total student population of 24,408 and is the 159th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 athletic training schools in Michigan, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hope College comes out as the most expensive ($22,674/yr), with Henry Ford Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,614/yr.
Athletic Training students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 8,170 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $33,250. Athletic trainers in this state earn $44,580/yr and there are 510 employed.
Also, within the athletic training schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from athletic training, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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