Ohio contains 31 schools that offer sports medicine programs. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in OH, has a total student population of 55,014 and is the 33rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 31 sports medicine schools in Ohio, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Xavier University comes out as the most expensive ($25,507/yr), with Lorain County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,528/yr.
Sports Medicine students from Ohio 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 Ohio alone, there are 7,100 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $75,340. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $190,030/yr and there are 12,690 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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