Missouri contains 21 schools that offer sports medicine programs. Lindenwood University, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in MO, has a total student population of 10,408 and is the 481st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 sports medicine schools in Missouri, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bryan University comes out as the most expensive ($31,601/yr), with Park University as the lowest recorded at only $8,192/yr.
Sports Medicine students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 4,030 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $65,060. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $185,550/yr and there are 4,160 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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