Kansas contains 22 schools that offer sports medicine programs. Sterling College, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in KS, has a total student population of 722 and is the 588th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 sports medicine schools in Kansas, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Benedictine College comes out as the most expensive ($20,991/yr), with Neosho County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,444/yr.
Sports Medicine students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 1,690 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $72,380. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $169,940/yr and there are 1,600 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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