Kansas contains 20 schools that offer sports programs. Southwestern College, the highest-ranking sports school in KS, has a total student population of 1,810 and is the 553rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 sports schools in Kansas, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Benedictine College comes out as the most expensive ($20,991/yr), with Allen County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,809/yr.
Sports students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 550 employed umpires, referees, and other sports officials earning an average yearly salary of $25,720. Athletes and sports competitors in this state earn $29,320/yr and there are 110 employed.
Also, within the sports schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from sports, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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