Nevada contains one school that offers sports programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Sports students from Nevada 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.
Also, within the sports schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from sports, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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