Iowa contains eighteen schools that offer sports management programs. Luther College, the highest-ranking sports management school in IA, has a total student population of 2,519 and is the 164th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 sports management schools in Iowa, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Luther College comes out as the most expensive ($21,493/yr), with North Iowa Area Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,300/yr.
Sports Management students from Iowa 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 Iowa alone, there are 18,000 employed arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees earning an average yearly salary of $37,070. Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in this state earn $51,510/yr and there are 70 employed.
Also, within the sports management schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from sports management, there are 3687 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,622 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,082, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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