North Carolina contains 29 schools that offer sports management programs. North Carolina State University at Raleigh, the highest-ranking sports management school in NC, has a total student population of 33,819 and is the 70th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 29 sports management schools in North Carolina, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Elon University comes out as the most expensive ($26,867/yr), with North Carolina Central University as the lowest recorded at only $5,700/yr.
Sports Management students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 38,050 employed arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees earning an average yearly salary of $44,950. Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in this state earn $48,340/yr and there are 140 employed.
Also, within the sports management schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from sports management, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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