Colorado contains two schools that offer sports management programs. Colorado Christian University, the highest-ranking sports management school in CO, has a total student population of 2,511 and is the 2744th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 sports management schools in Colorado, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Colorado Christian University comes out as the most expensive ($22,927/yr), with Mesa State College as the lowest recorded at only $14,520/yr.
Sports Management students from Colorado schools who go on to become sports managers, football coaches, basketball coaches, sports directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 11,700 people working as agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $87,430. Also, Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees make on average $51,720 per year and there are about 1,745,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Colorado alone, there are 40,610 employed arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees earning an average yearly salary of $49,250. Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in this state earn $61,820/yr and there are 140 employed.
Also, within the sports management schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from sports management, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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