Michigan contains 20 schools that offer sports medicine programs. Grand Valley State University, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in MI, has a total student population of 24,408 and is the 159th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 sports medicine schools in Michigan, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hope College comes out as the most expensive ($22,674/yr), with Alpena Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,805/yr.
Sports Medicine students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 6,550 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $74,310. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $170,260/yr and there are 11,030 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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