Indiana contains nineteen schools that offer sports programs. DePauw University, the highest-ranking sports school in IN, has a total student population of 2,396 and is the 126th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 19 sports schools in Indiana, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Taylor University comes out as the most expensive ($22,855/yr), with Purdue University-Calumet Campus as the lowest recorded at only $7,893/yr.
Sports students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 100 employed umpires, referees, and other sports officials earning an average yearly salary of $24,490. Athletes and sports competitors in this state earn $87,460/yr and there are 310 employed.
Also, within the sports schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from sports, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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