North Carolina contains 21 schools that offer sports training programs. Elon University, the highest-ranking sports training school in NC, has a total student population of 5,666 and is the 122nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 sports training schools in North Carolina, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Elon University comes out as the most expensive ($26,867/yr), with North Carolina Central University as the lowest recorded at only $5,700/yr.
Sports Training students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 5,030 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $36,440. Athletic trainers in this state earn $40,290/yr and there are 280 employed.
Also, within the sports training schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from sports training, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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