Mississippi contains sixteen schools that offer sports medicine programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 sports medicine schools in Mississippi, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, William Carey University comes out as the most expensive ($12,802/yr), with Northwest Mississippi Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,877/yr.
Sports Medicine students from Mississippi 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 Mississippi alone, there are 1,480 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $73,160. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $192,980/yr and there are 550 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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