Tennessee contains nineteen schools that offer sports management programs. Martin Methodist College, the highest-ranking sports management school in TN, has a total student population of 1,001 and is the 354th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 19 sports management schools in Tennessee, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Martin Methodist College comes out as the most expensive ($25,620/yr), with Middle Tennessee State University as the lowest recorded at only $8,608/yr.
Sports Management students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 28,770 employed arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees earning an average yearly salary of $42,380. Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in this state earn $82,970/yr and there are 620 employed.
Also, within the sports management schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sports management, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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