Maryland contains seven schools that offer sports programs. Towson University, the highest-ranking sports school in MD, has a total student population of 21,177 and is the 141st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 sports schools in Maryland, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mount St Mary's University comes out as the most expensive ($24,568/yr), with Coppin State University as the lowest recorded at only $7,145/yr.
Sports students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are employed umpires, referees, and other sports officials earning an average yearly salary of $21,580. Athletes and sports competitors in this state earn $51,140/yr and there are 610 employed.
Also, within the sports schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sports, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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