Delaware contains two schools that offer sports programs. Delaware State University, the highest-ranking sports school in DE, has a total student population of 3,609 and is the 639th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 sports schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wilmington University comes out as the most expensive ($15,846/yr), with Delaware State University as the lowest recorded at only $10,378/yr.
Sports students from Delaware 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.
Also, within the sports schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from sports, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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