Colorado contains six schools that offer sports medicine programs. Regis University, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in CO, has a total student population of 10,874 and is the 279th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 sports medicine schools in Colorado, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Heritage College comes out as the most expensive ($26,404/yr), with Mesa State College as the lowest recorded at only $14,520/yr.
Sports Medicine students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 3,290 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $69,780. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $186,660/yr and there are 3,100 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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