Colorado contains two schools that offer sports programs. Colorado Christian University, the highest-ranking sports school in CO, has a total student population of 2,511 and is the 2744th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 sports schools in Colorado, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Colorado Christian University comes out as the most expensive ($22,927/yr), with Mesa State College as the lowest recorded at only $14,520/yr.
Sports students from Colorado schools who go on to become professional athletes, athletes, coaches, sports professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,620 people working as athletes and sports competitors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,950. Also, Umpires, referees, and other sports officials make on average $28,490 per year and there are about 14,860 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Colorado alone, there are 1,050 employed umpires, referees, and other sports officials earning an average yearly salary of $28,460. Athletes and sports competitors in this state earn $141,730/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the sports schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from sports, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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