Oklahoma contains fourteen schools that offer sports medicine programs. Saint Gregorys University, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in OK, has a total student population of 738 and is the 682nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 sports medicine schools in Oklahoma, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Heritage College comes out as the most expensive ($24,934/yr), with Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College as the lowest recorded at only $5,382/yr.
Sports Medicine students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 1,820 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $69,630. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $153,240/yr and there are 2,640 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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