Georgia contains fourteen schools that offer sports programs. Georgia State University, the highest-ranking sports school in GA, has a total student population of 30,427 and is the 210th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 sports schools in Georgia, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Reinhardt College comes out as the most expensive ($17,713/yr), with Gwinnett Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $6,073/yr.
Sports students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are employed umpires, referees, and other sports officials earning an average yearly salary of $15,940. Athletes and sports competitors in this state earn $64,910/yr and there are 240 employed.
Also, within the sports schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from sports, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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