Idaho contains five schools that offer sports programs. University of Idaho, the highest-ranking sports school in ID, has a total student population of 11,957 and is the 243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 sports schools in Idaho, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Toni and Guy Hair Academy comes out as the most expensive ($20,692/yr), with Boise State University as the lowest recorded at only $11,811/yr.
Sports students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 130 employed umpires, referees, and other sports officials earning an average yearly salary of $27,500. Athletes and sports competitors in this state earn $25,190/yr and there are 150 employed.
Also, within the sports schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from sports, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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