South Dakota contains five schools that offer sports training programs. Augustana College, the highest-ranking sports training school in SD, has a total student population of 1,793 and is the 218th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 sports training schools in South Dakota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Augustana College comes out as the most expensive ($16,923/yr), with National American University-Rapid City as the lowest recorded at only $11,520/yr.
Sports Training students from South Dakota 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 South Dakota alone, there are 490 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $31,610. Athletic trainers in this state earn $35,870/yr and there are 80 employed.
Also, within the sports training schools in South Dakota, the average student population is 1,780 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from sports training, there are 1098 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,143 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,336, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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