Georgia contains seven schools that offer sports training programs. Valdosta State University, the highest-ranking sports training school in GA, has a total student population of 12,391 and is the 432nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 sports training schools in Georgia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Andrew College comes out as the most expensive ($15,147/yr), with Gainesville State College as the lowest recorded at only $7,236/yr.
Sports Training students from Georgia schools who go on to become athletic trainers, trainers, sports trainers, coaches, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,260 people working as athletic trainers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,020. Also, Coaches and scouts make on average $35,740 per year and there are about 179,830 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Georgia alone, there are 3,420 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $44,340. Athletic trainers in this state earn $41,750/yr and there are 500 employed.
Also, within the sports training schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from sports training, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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