North Dakota contains four schools that offer sports medicine programs. Minot State University, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in ND, has a total student population of 3,649 and is the 596th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 sports medicine schools in North Dakota, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Dakota comes out as the most expensive ($13,656/yr), with Mayville State University as the lowest recorded at only $10,486/yr.
Sports Medicine students from North Dakota 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 North Dakota alone, there are 420 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $64,750. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $196,250/yr and there are 490 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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