Tennessee contains ten schools that offer sports training programs. Cumberland University, the highest-ranking sports training school in TN, has a total student population of 1,355 and is the 633rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 sports training schools in Tennessee, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Union University comes out as the most expensive ($19,100/yr), with Middle Tennessee State University as the lowest recorded at only $8,608/yr.
Sports Training students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 3,500 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $36,090. Athletic trainers in this state earn $45,410/yr and there are 280 employed.
Also, within the sports training schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sports training, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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