Arizona contains six schools that offer sports medicine programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 sports medicine schools in Arizona, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Grand Canyon University comes out as the most expensive ($23,629/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Sports Medicine students from Arizona schools who go on to become sports medicine practitioners, sports trainers, sports doctors, sports physicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Physical therapists make on average $76,220 per year and there are about 174,490 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 2,760 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $72,550. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $185,150/yr and there are 4,160 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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