Maryland contains ten schools that offer sports medicine programs. Towson University, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in MD, has a total student population of 21,177 and is the 141st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 sports medicine schools in Maryland, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Salisbury University comes out as the most expensive ($14,194/yr), with Cecil College as the lowest recorded at only $6,258/yr.
Sports Medicine students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 3,700 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $86,190. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $150,490/yr and there are 9,020 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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