West Virginia contains eight schools that offer sports management programs. Ohio Valley University, the highest-ranking sports management school in WV, has a total student population of 495 and is the 427th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 sports management schools in West Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($24,334/yr), with Concord University as the lowest recorded at only $7,739/yr.
Sports Management students from West Virginia 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.
Also, within the sports management schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from sports management, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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