New York contains 26 schools that offer sports medicine programs. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in NY, has a total student population of 24,230 and is the 4th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 26 sports medicine schools in New York, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New York University comes out as the most expensive ($34,011/yr), with Touro College as the lowest recorded at only $4,470/yr.
Sports Medicine students from New York 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 New York alone, there are 13,320 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $74,920. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $151,750/yr and there are 41,030 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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