Hawaii contains two schools that offer sports medicine programs. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in HI, has a total student population of 20,435 and is the 282nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 sports medicine schools in Hawaii, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hawaii Pacific University comes out as the most expensive ($15,952/yr), with University of Hawaii at Manoa as the lowest recorded at only $10,275/yr.
Sports Medicine students from Hawaii 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 Hawaii alone, there are 1,000 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $56,990. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $191,400/yr and there are 820 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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