New York contains eighteen schools that offer sports programs. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest-ranking sports school in NY, has a total student population of 24,230 and is the 4th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 sports schools in New York, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hofstra University comes out as the most expensive ($28,999/yr), with Niagara County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,252/yr.
Sports students from New York 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 New York alone, there are 360 employed umpires, referees, and other sports officials earning an average yearly salary of $56,570. Athletes and sports competitors in this state earn $139,810/yr and there are 400 employed.
Also, within the sports schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from sports, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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