Mississippi contains eight schools that offer sports training programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking sports training school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 sports training schools in Mississippi, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, William Carey University comes out as the most expensive ($12,802/yr), with East Central Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,353/yr.
Sports Training students from Mississippi 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 Mississippi alone, there are 970 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $51,870. Athletic trainers in this state earn $39,790/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the sports training schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sports training, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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