West Virginia contains seven schools that offer sports training programs. Concord University, the highest-ranking sports training school in WV, has a total student population of 2,882 and is the 454th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 sports training schools in West Virginia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($24,334/yr), with Concord University as the lowest recorded at only $7,739/yr.
Sports Training students from West 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 West Virginia alone, there are 620 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $39,850. Athletic trainers in this state earn $37,230/yr and there are 110 employed.
Also, within the sports training schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from sports training, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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