Washington contains fourteen schools that offer sports management programs. Washington State University, the highest-ranking sports management school in WA, has a total student population of 26,101 and is the 131st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 sports management schools in Washington, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr), with Bellevue College as the lowest recorded at only $4,749/yr.
Sports Management students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 40,850 employed arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees earning an average yearly salary of $51,900. Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes in this state earn $57,270/yr and there are 50 employed.
Also, within the sports management schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sports management, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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