Idaho contains six schools that offer sports medicine programs. University of Idaho, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in ID, has a total student population of 11,957 and is the 243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 sports medicine schools in Idaho, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwest Nazarene University comes out as the most expensive ($18,806/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Sports Medicine students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 870 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $70,780. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $195,490/yr and there are 920 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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