Washington contains four schools that offer sports training programs. Washington State University, the highest-ranking sports training school in WA, has a total student population of 26,101 and is the 131st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 sports training schools in Washington, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Whitworth University comes out as the most expensive ($23,300/yr), with Eastern Washington University as the lowest recorded at only $10,166/yr.
Sports Training students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 6,470 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $35,260. Athletic trainers in this state earn $41,660/yr and there are 200 employed.
Also, within the sports training schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sports training, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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