Utah contains nine schools that offer sports medicine programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 sports medicine schools in Utah, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Utah Career College-Layton comes out as the most expensive ($21,722/yr), with Snow College as the lowest recorded at only $8,117/yr.
Sports Medicine students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 1,080 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $67,540. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $182,380/yr and there are 1,520 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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