Virginia contains fourteen schools that offer sports training programs. James Madison University, the highest-ranking sports training school in VA, has a total student population of 18,971 and is the 72nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 sports training schools in Virginia, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Shenandoah University comes out as the most expensive ($26,157/yr), with George Mason University as the lowest recorded at only $10,384/yr.
Sports Training students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 4,780 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $35,910. Athletic trainers in this state earn $35,300/yr and there are 340 employed.
Also, within the sports training schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from sports training, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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