Florida contains nine schools that offer sports psychology programs. University of Central Florida, the highest-ranking sports psychology school in FL, has a total student population of 53,401 and is the 71st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 sports psychology schools in Florida, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lynn University comes out as the most expensive ($32,619/yr), with University of South Florida as the lowest recorded at only $11,421/yr.
Sports Psychology students from Florida schools who go on to become sports psychologists, psychiatrists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 97,840 people working as occupational therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $70,680. Also, Marriage and family therapists make on average $49,020 per year and there are about 26,450 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Florida alone, there are 1,700 employed marriage and family therapists earning an average yearly salary of $40,390. Occupational therapists in this state earn $73,090/yr and there are 5,730 employed.
Also, within the sports psychology schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sports psychology, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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