Illinois contains fourteen schools that offer sports training programs. Elmhurst College, the highest-ranking sports training school in IL, has a total student population of 3,363 and is the 273rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 sports training schools in Illinois, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Elmhurst College comes out as the most expensive ($21,952/yr), with Illinois State University as the lowest recorded at only $12,202/yr.
Sports Training students from Illinois 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 Illinois alone, there are 7,430 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $31,630. Athletic trainers in this state earn $46,820/yr and there are 660 employed.
Also, within the sports training schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sports training, there are 7983 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,830 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $7,282, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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