Florida contains seventeen schools that offer sports medicine programs. University of Miami, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in FL, has a total student population of 15,629 and is the 69th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 sports medicine schools in Florida, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Miami comes out as the most expensive ($26,758/yr), with University of Florida as the lowest recorded at only $10,101/yr.
Sports Medicine students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 11,010 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $79,670. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $190,600/yr and there are 18,930 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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