Nevada contains one school that offers sports medicine programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Sports Medicine students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 1,280 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $85,360. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $205,410/yr and there are 1,010 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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