Connecticut contains eight schools that offer sports medicine programs. Quinnipiac University, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in CT, has a total student population of 7,758 and is the 193rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 sports medicine schools in Connecticut, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hartford comes out as the most expensive ($31,547/yr), with Norwalk Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,294/yr.
Sports Medicine students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 3,510 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $79,250. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $193,650/yr and there are 2,500 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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